Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Education, Universities & Training(Education & Training)
Filter PR by
  
GEMS Education Hosts the UAE's Largest Teacher Induction Day as 1,600 New Teachers Join its Ranks
 
GEMS Education Hosts the UAE's Largest Teacher Induction Day as 1,600 New Teachers Join its Ranks
• GEMS Awareness Day is an annual induction event for GEMS teachers 
• New hires join a cohort of more than 7,000 teachers from 82 countries
• 120,000 students from 165 nationalities will start the new academic term
 
 
Dubai, UAE, 26 August 2021: GEMS Education welcomed 1,600 new teachers across its schools in the UAE on Thursday 26 August 2021, at its annual induction event, GEMS Awareness Day, ahead of the return to school for the new academic term on Sunday. 
 
Following changes in the COVID-19 regulations, the event was held in-person at Atlantis, The Palm, Palm Jumeirah, and featured addresses by GEMS Education Founder and Chairman, Mr Sunny Varkey, and Group CEO, Mr Dino Varkey. 
 
By far the region’s biggest private K-12 education provider and employer, GEMS will be educating more than 120,000 students of 165 nationalities in total who will attend its 43 schools in the UAE, staffed by some 7,000 high quality teachers from 82 countries boosted by the new intake.
 
Many of the new hires have relocated from abroad, chiefly from the UK, the US and India, and despite travel delays and restrictions, are now settling into life in the UAE, and their school communities. 
 
GEMS Awareness Day completes a week of school-based engagement activities. It is also an opportunity for the new joiners to hear from GEMS’ senior leadership team and educationalists about the group’s core values and achievements. 
 
Dino Varkey, GEMS Education Group CEO, said: “I am delighted to welcome our new teachers to the GEMS Education family today as they begin their careers with us. Last academic year, our students and teachers faced unprecedented disruptions, and yet delivered our best-ever academic results. I am certain that this new cohort of teachers will further strengthen our purpose to ensure that every student reaches their full potential.”
 
Tammy Murphy, Vice President, Chair of GEMS’ Education Committee and Superintendent/CEO of GEMS Dubai American Academy, said “There are so many benefits to becoming part of the GEMS family.  One are the amazing students that we have the privilege and responsibility of teaching, and another are the incredible colleagues that you will get to know and admire.” 
 
Sarah Wildbore, a Year 1 teacher from the United Kingdom, who has just joined GEMS Wellington Academy – Silicon Oasis, said: “My start at GEMS has been great, the WSO staff have been so welcoming and supportive, and GEMS Awareness Day really helps to put everything we’ve been learning about the company into context. I’m now so excited to meet the students next week and set off on this big new journey with GEMS in my career.”
 
The new intake of teachers span the full range of year groups from kindergarten to post-16, and cover British, US and Indian curricula.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 6814 times
PR Category : Education & Training
Posted on : Thursday, August 26, 2021  12:59:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Abu Dhabi Schools Reopen After Undergoing Intensive Safety C...
Next Story : Ajman University Students Win Prestigious James Dyson Award ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Korean Food Gains Global Acceptance with 4% Market Share and US$10 BN Revenue in Target Ma... [24793-Views]
Al Ansari Exchange sees surge in non-resident transactions in first 10 days of Expo 2020 [23493-Views]
For Every Story, For Every Me [8479-Views]
The Tonda PF Collection- A Purist's Delight for Those in the Know [7950-Views]
Big Crown ProPilot Big Date Bronze- Flair Time [7380-Views]
Global Music Stars Relaunch Pandora ME for the Creative Next Generation [7093-Views]
TURKEY'S Rumeysa Gelgi is warded GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Title for Tallest Woman Living wi... [6613-Views]
LG Releases Preliminary Earnings For Third-Quarter 2021 [6166-Views]
Pandora Introduces New Limited-Edition Charm in Support of Unicef [5309-Views]
Wash Day Essentials: The Only Collection You'll Need for Perfect Curls [4834-Views]
Malabar Gold & Diamonds Launches ‘Bella Collection' – Dazzling 22k Gold Jewellery Curated... [3846-Views]
TCS Saudi Arabia Wins World Leadership Congress Award [3592-Views]
OMEGA Reveals the Secret of James Bond's Watch [3579-Views]
Arab Fashion Week Celebrates its Return to Physical Shows at Dubai Design District [3436-Views]
Aster Hospitals UAE Launches Oncology Centre in Dubai [3284-Views]
Jaguar Land Rover Trials World-first Digital Supply Chain for Leather Using Blockchain Tec... [3136-Views]
Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for GCC Travellers [3100-Views]
Hitachi Energy goes Live [3001-Views]
Leading Cloud Managed Service Provider G7 CR Technologies to Launch STAB Program for ISVs ... [2981-Views]
Hyundai Motor Signals Carbon Neutral Commitment through New ‘Expecting Generation One' Cam... [2972-Views]
Etihad Raises US$1.2 Billion in First Sustainability-Linked ESG Loan in Global Aviation [2964-Views]
UAE to Form Women's World Tour Team Exciting Project Set to Launch for 2022 [2903-Views]
Boom of Attendance at WHITE Milano. Over 13,000 visitors, 85% of whom were buyers. [2866-Views]
Kristina Fidelskaya — Spring / Summer 2022 'Peace' Collection [2849-Views]
Oblique Creations Showcases the A/W 21 Collection in Dubai [2849-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin DubaiPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories