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GEMS Education is one of the oldest and largest Kindergarten to Grade 12 / Year 13 private education providers in the world. As a company founded in the UAE in 1959, we hold an unparalleled track record of providing diverse curricula and educational choices to all socio-economic means, and we have schools in the Middle East, North Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Every day, we have the privilege of educating 170,000 students from over 176 countries. And through our growing network of schools, as well as our charitable contributions and corporate social responsibility initiatives, we are fulfilling the vision of GEMS Founder, Sunny Varkey, of putting a quality education within the reach of every learner.

Explore GEMS schools

  • GEMS Metropole School - Al Waha

    Recently opened in September 2023, GEMS Metropole - Al Waha, offers a world-class British education, focusing on academic excellence, sustainability and leadership. Located at the heart of Al Waha and within close proximity to family communities including Town Square, Damac Hills 2, Rukan and Arabian Ranches.

    • Dubai

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      UAE

    • British Curriculum

    • FS1 - Year 9

  • GEMS World Academy - Dubai

    GEMS Education’s flagship school delivering the finest IB education that empowers learners in the pursuit of excellence, ignites their intellectual curiosity, sharpens their unique talents, and readies them to make their mark on the global stage.

    • Dubai

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      UAE

    • IB Curriculum

    • Nursery - Grade 12

  • GEMS Royal Dubai School

    We encourage creativity and critical-thinking alongside stimulating and inspirational learning experiences.

    • Dubai

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      UAE

    • British Curriculum

    • FS1 - Year 7

  • GEMS International School - Al Khail

    The perfect choice for international families, GIS is a diverse, multicultural school delivering a quality IB education focused on developing essential values and skills that prepare students for success as true global citizens.

    • Dubai

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      UAE

    • IB Curriculum

    • Pre KG to Grade 12

  • GEMS Al Barsha National School

    GEMS Al Barsha National School is a National Curriculum for England school underpinned with local values.

    • Dubai

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      UAE

    • British Curriculum

    • FS1 to Year 13

  • GEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi

    At GEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi, we are committed to developing global citizens who have the confidence to pursue their dreams and impact the world, in a caring international learning community offering a rigorous, relevant, and holistic education.

    • Abu Dhabi

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      UAE

    • IB Curriculum

      American Curriculum

    • Pre KG to Grade 12

More to Explore

  • Today we continue to take immense pride in the high standard of our schools, our teachers and the myriad opportunities made available for the young learners in our care.

  • Throughout our more than 60 years in education, our mission has remained unwavering – to put a quality education within the reach of every learner.

  • Our story began in 1959, when two passionate teachers – KS and Mariamma Varkey – left Kerala, India for the United Arab Emirates in search of a better life for their young family.

  • You don’t achieve sustained success over a period of more than 60 years without the right people. Which is why it’s our passionate teachers, dedicated support staff and visionary leaders who truly set us apart.

     

  • We know that as a parent you want only the very best for your child. The best opportunities, the best experiences and the best education. It’s what every one of our schools delivers every single day, and we’re proud of the quality of our provision and the difference it’s making in the lives of the tens of thousands of children in our care.

  • Every day in every one of our schools, our students learn about the importance of putting others first, of making a difference in the lives of their community, and of having a positive impact in the world. It’s only right, therefore, that we walk our own talk, which is why we take social and global responsibilities seriously.

  • View our many partners that we work with.

Our international education footprint extends to 49 schools across the UAE, Qatar and Egypt, delivering a consistent, dynamic, high-quality education for every child.
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