Sunday, 8 March 2015

GEMS Learning Trust

The GEMS Learning Trust is driven to ensure that all children receive a first-class education. High expectations, high challenge and a high level of feedback and support will be offered to both staff and pupils to create a high-achieving Academy. On a daily basis, our Academies will firmly focus on the core basics of phonics, reading, talk for writing, writing, and mathematics.
In addition, creative approaches to learning, independent thinking and collaborative problem-solving skills and the arts will be used to engage and motivate the children to love learning and understand how they learn.  A blend of basic skills, rigour and attention to detail will underpin the cross-curricular planning. There will be an energy and buzz amongst the staff and the children, and no child will be allowed to slip through the net.
GEMS leads the way in developing meaningful parent partnerships models. Our Academies will ensure that parents are fully involved in their children’s school life, and that working in partnership, we will be able to ensure that children are happy and achieving their full, academic potential.
GEMS Learning Trust believes children should:
  • Be happy at school; develop positive attitudes, strong personal and social skills and a lifelong love of learning
  • Achieve high levels in reading, writing, mathematics and science throughout primary school, and make exceptional levels of progress from their starting points
  • Enjoy a creative and enriched curriculum profiling art, music and drama, underpinning academic success
  • Understand the relevance of their learning to future careers in a globalised, competitive and multi-lingual world
  • Benefit from an extended school day with programmes for both enrichment and additional teaching, and quality, wraparound care, from 8am to 6pm.

Saturday, 21 February 2015

GEMS Education Solutions

GEMS Education Solutions works with public and private clients to transform the quality of global education and skills provision around the world. They are the specialist education consultancy division of GEMS Education, and our services are built on the educational heritage that GEMS has been developing for more than 50 years.
From this foundation, they use our expertise and insight to deliver leadership and management solutions, education system transformation, skills services, and strategy and consulting. Everything they do is focused on making a tangible difference in the lives of learners, communities and nations, enabling students of all ages to be prepared to succeed in an increasingly competitive world.
Headquartered in the UK, GEMS Education Solutions combines our educational expertise with practical experience, to design and deliver programmes to improve access to high-quality education around the world. We combine our core strengths – a vast and wide understanding of the education sector, with a best-in-class, globally mobile team – to deliver education transformation that benefits learners of all ages. 

Efficiency Index by GEMS Education Solutions

 The Efficiency Index –which education systems deliver the best value for money, commissioned by GEMS Education Solutions, is the first comprehensive international analysis that looks at how efficiently education budgets are allocated in each country.
The report ranks 30 OECD countries based on their expenditure on teacher costs, which account for 80 per cent of education budgets, and the pupil outcomes they achieve. In this way, it calculates which system generates the greatest educational return for each dollar invested.The report is written by Peter Dolton Professor of Economics at Sussex University and a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics; Dr Oscar Marcenaro Gutiérrez, Associate Professor at the University of Málaga; and Adam Still, Education Finance and Development Specialist at GEMS Education Solutions.

GEMS Education in SmartCity Kochi

When the 6.5 lakh sq. ft. first IT building of SmartCity Kochi (SCK) is fast nearing completion, it is on the verge of witnessing the beginning of another milestone project. A joint development with the globally-renowned GEMS Education, that aims to usher in new age of education, right at the heart of this city.  This school at SmartCity Kochi will be the first school by GEMS Education in Kerala offering the CBSE curriculum with an option of the IB curriculum in senior classes.

Spread over 8.25 acres at SmartCity Kochi, GEMS Education is planning to build a world-class school focussing on experiential learning with state-of-art facilities. For the project, GEMS Education will construct a total built up area of more than 3 lakh sq. ft. over three phases and will house a total of more than 3,000 students. The school’s unique curriculum will be built using the best practices from across the global network of award –winning GEMS schools. Complementing this holistic approach to learning will be a 400 meters athletic track, football pitch, tennis and basketball courts topped with an indoor semi-Olympic size swimming pool and various other facilities. Not only that, students will get a taste of technology enabled learning with projection facilities in classrooms and a fully Wi-Fi campus.