Twenty eight GEMS teachers have been honoured with the GEMS Core Value Teacher Awards for their dedication in steering students to develop their character, personal leadership skills, their spirit of enterprise and their overall values all necessary to help students achieve their full potential as global citizens and leaders of the future.
The award is an annual initiative begun this year in order to recognise outstanding GEMS teachers in the UAE who embody the GEMS Core Values. The four GEMS Core Values are World Citizenship to give back and make a difference to local and global communities; Universal Values to show respect to all; Leadership to demonstrate the pursuit of excellence; and Forward thinking to innovate and embrace change.
The award winners are: Suma Cherian, Our Own English High School-Dubai; Geoffrey Blaquiere, Kindergarten Starters Dubai; Angelo Paul Fernandez, Our Own High School Al Warqaa; NilambariGokhale, The Westminster School Dubai; Renu Mukesh Sainani, Our Own English High School Sharjah Girls; MahaAhmedeldessouky Amin, The Winchester School Dubai; Sreelakshmi Menon, Dubai Modern High School; James Wellings, GEMS Wellington International School Dubai, LibrettaRebello, Our Own Indian School; Lourdina Franco, Cambridge International School Dubai; Remo Rodgers, The Cambridge High School Abu Dhabi; Mohammed Yasser, Al Khaleej National School; Grant Smith, Jumeirah College; James Oakden, GEMS Jumeirah Primary School; Susan Thomas, Our Own English High School Sharjah Boys; Emily Rentsch, Dubai American Academy; Bala Sadasivan, The Millennium School Dubai; Florence Waller, GEMS Royal Dubai School, Mitra Nanda, Our Own English High School Abu Dhabi; StephanneSiberry, GEMS American Academy Abu Dhabi; Muriel Perpetual D'souza, Our Own English High School Al Ain; Tony Potts, GEMS World Academy- Dubai;
Nancy Cylke, GEMS Wellington Primary School Dubai; Suhair Tayseer Aref, Our Own English High School Fujairah; Madhulika Varma, GEMS Millennium School Sharjah; VasilikXylogianni, GEMS Wellington Academy Silicon Oasis; Kelly Gratton, GEMS World Academy- Abu Dhabi; Rinkle Jadeda, GEMS Winchester School Oud Metha.
Photo shows recipients of the GEMS Core Value Awards with GEMS Education, Group Executive Director and Board Member, Dino Varkey; Senior Director and Board Member, Jay Varkey; and, Group Chief Operating Officer, William Wellesley.