GEMS students achieve outstanding results in Cambridge International Examinations


19 students from four GEMS Education schools excel in Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards programme in 2016 examination cycle

Dubai, UAE: The Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) marked the achievement of 19 students from four GEMS Education schools in the UAE, for their outstanding performance in the 2016 examinations cycle.

The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards programme celebrates the success of learners taking Cambridge examinations in over 40 countries around the world. Cambridge places learners at the centre of their international education programmes and qualifications which are inspired by the best in educational thinking.

12 UAE GEMS students received results that were ‘Top in the country’ while seven students were given ‘High Achievement’ awards in different subjects.

Peter Burdon, Chief Schools Officer, GEMS Education, said: “At GEMS we believe all students can exceed expectations. These great results are a reflection of their tremendous hard work and dedication, and of the effort put in by teachers, to excel in these examinations. It is an honour to celebrate the success of our students, teachers and schools in these awards.

“On behalf of GEMS Education, I’d like to congratulate each student continued success in their future endeavours and career.”

The students recognised were from The Cambridge International School, The Winchester School – Jebel Ali, GEMS Wellington International School and The Westminster School – Dubai.

About GEMS Education:

GEMS Education is a pioneering education company. Through our schools, consulting practice and our charitable foundation we are advancing education for all. Every day in our schools around the world, we prepare thousands of children of all ages for real world success. We are a catalyst and delivery partner. We work with governments, donor agencies and private clients to improve education systems, and provide vital training for young people in an increasingly competitive world. Through the Varkey Foundation we campaign for, and support initiatives that change lives through education.