GEMS World Academy, Dubai
United Arab Emirates
About GEMS World Academy, Dubai
GEMS World Academy-Dubai (GWA) is a private, co-educational IB World School for PreK to Grade 12 students. Established in 2008 as a member of GEMS Education, the Academy is authorised to deliver the PYP, MYP, DP and CP programmes, and is also accredited by the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). We serve a multi-ethnic community in the heart of Dubai. Our ethos is grounded in the IB Learner Profile; we encourage intellectual curiosity, entrepreneurial spirit, and foster a real sense of communal endeavour. The Academy has gained national and international recognition for its work to improve outcomes for students, as well as its aspirational and inclusive vision. As a member of the GWA community you will have the opportunity to shape the future of the Academy whilst working alongside an exceptionally talented group of teachers and leaders.
Values and vision
The academy’s mission is to offer a world-class education by maximising its students’ learning and enabling them to move on to make a positive contribution to the local and global society. It aspires to develop inquiring, reflective and caring learners with an intercultural understanding and respect which will help them contribute to the creation of a better world.
The GEMS education core values lie at the heart of the academy’s holistic approach to education and set the standard that it expects from all employees, teachers, parents and students. These values are: growing by learning; pursuing excellence; leading through innovation and global citizenship.