Two UAE Schools Shortlisted For World’s Best Schools’ Recognition

by Deeplata Garde
Two UAE Schools Shortlisted For World’s Best Schools’ Recognition

Recently, UAE started a milestone-achieving initiative of providing free education to Emiratis. And now two schools from UAE get their name mentioned in the list for the global award. 10 schools from UAE applied out of which only two got shortlisted. They are namely, GEMS Legacy School, a private K-12 school in Dubai. The second one is Shining Star International School, Abu Dhabi.

An Initiative By T4, Accenture And American Express

T4 nominated the first school on basis of the World’s Best School Prize for Environmental Action. And T4 shortlisted the other one for World’s Best School Prize for Innovation. These prestigious awards have been established in recognition of the critical role that academic institutions play in the development of the next generation of learners. Its to evoke the younger generation’s sense related to their commitment to the advancement of society. The top ten nominations for the new $250,000 World’s Best School Prize include two schools in the United Arab Emirates.


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This initiative aims to inspire the future generation to use emerging innovations and creative thinking to address global environmental concerns that affect us all.

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Dubai Aims To Increase The Number Of Schools Featuring Free Education

Within the following three years, Dubai plans to incorporate 28 schools into the model.
The curriculum will contain subjects such as the Arabic language, Islamic education, moral education, and social studies, all of which are important to the country.

Emirati teachers will teach it in order to strengthen cultural identity and value systems. However, there are several that are of worldwide significance. Those subjects are such as mathematics and science. The Ajyal Schools mode will utilize more accelerated learning, which mixes national and foreign curricula.

The programme will be a part of implementation in ten separate schools. All pupils will be from Grades I through IV will be under the supervision by the Emirates Schools Establishment. Additional sessions will be a part of the model to follow the present pupils.

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