2019 Press Releases

Read more GEMS stories from 2019

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November 2019

27 Nov 2019 - Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, GEMS Education students serenade the audience at La Perle

26 Nov 2019 - GEMS Education breaks new Guinness World Record on the occasion of UAE National Day

24 Nov 2019 - GEMS Al Barsha National School for Girls introduces a bespoke Learning Programme – Design Engineer Construct

13 Nov 2019 - Dubai Takes the Lead in Global Climate Change Education 

4 Nov 2019 - GEMS Dubai American Academy Elementary named Apple Distinguished School


October 2019

15 Oct 2019 - Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, Sir Anthony Seldon, becomes Adviser for GEMS Education Premium schools

5 Oct 2019 - GEMS Education celebrates outstanding teachers at 4th edition of the Mariamma Varkey Award 2019

2 Oct 2019 - KPMG teams up with GEMS Education to launch Cyber Day program to build awareness among UAE students


August 2019

22 Aug 2019 - GEMS Education’s GCSE students celebrate outstanding results

15 Aug 2019 - GEMS Education students shine with excellent A-Level examination results


July 2019

10 Jul 2019 - Funds advised by CVC Capital Partners to lead a consortium to acquire a significant minority stake in GEMS Education

5 Jul 2019 - GEMS Education students excel in IB exams

1 Jul 2019 - GEMS Education schools are first in the UAE to be awarded High Performance Learning (HPL) World Class School status


June 2019

20 Jun 2019 - GEMS Education participates in UK MENA Education Summit 

19 Jun 2019 - GEMS Education wins at 'Loyalty Magazine Awards 2019'  

16 Jun 2019 - Jumeirah College Dubai celebrates remarkable ‘Graduation Day’

11 Jun 2019 - GEMS Cambridge International Private School, Sharjah set to open in September 2019


May 2019

30 May 2019 - Hassana and GEMS Education Acquire Saudi Arabia’s Largest Private School Operator

20 May 2019 - GEMS Education schools host student kindness programmes during Ramadan


April 2019

14 Apr 2019 - 42 exceptional female students of GEMS school accept Sheikha Fatima Award from His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan

11 Apr 2019 - GEMS Education schools outperforms in 2018-2019 KHDA’s inspection results


March 2019

31 Mar 2019 - GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis becomes first IB World School with A Level offering; partners with ArtsEd

25 Mar 2019 - Sheikh Suhail Bin Hasher Al Maktoum plants tree at GEMS Al Barsha National School for Boys for Year of Tolerance 

25 Mar 2019 - GEMS FirstPoint School Hosts Emirates-CAE to Lead Aviation Activities in Celebration of World Maths Day 

3 Mar 2019 - GEMS Education holds region’s first  'Determination Cup' for students across the UAE


February 2019

27 Feb 2019 - GEMS Education signs MoU with Tatweer Education Holding on cooperation in Saudi Arabia

11 Feb 2019 - Our Own English High School Sharjah, Boys  relocates to new, state-of-the-art campus

Feb 2019 - GEMS Global Innovation Showcase 2019 sees more than  300 student teams display ground-breaking solutions to  world challenges 


January 2019

20 Jan 2019 - GEMS Education Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Rochester Institute of Technology Dubai

14 Jan 2019 - GEMS Education announces winners of network-wide  Year of Zayed Competition

9 Jan 2019 - GEMS Al Khaleej National School makes a remarkable achievement being categorised as an ‘American School’