GEMS American Academy located in Al Wakra, Qatar, will be a state of the art center of inspirational learning offering an American curriculum for children from KG to Grade 5.
GEMS American Academy will empower students to fully develop the necessary intellectual, emotional, social, creative and physical skills through an enriched American curriculum, in a nurturing environment.
GEMS American Academy will deliver a top level American curriculum based on the United States Common Core State Standards and others, combined with a range of athletics and other life enhancing activities, delivered in quality facilities by excellent educators, using the most current and future thinking teaching methodologies available.ÿ Our curriculum will be founded on the GEMS core values, because we firmly believe that education must be concerned with student development.ÿ Students will learn to make decisions independently, solve problems effectively, and interact positively and with tolerance, irrespective of the society they are placed in.
SCHOOL ETHOS AND CULTURE
GEMS American Academy in Qatar will prepare students for the challenges of the future, equipping them to face confidently the challenges of the 21st century.
GEMS American Academy will commit to ensuring that the school community values the Islamic faith and celebrates the language, traditions, history and culture of Qatar by placing these elements centrally within the curriculum framework and, where appropriate, within the experiences of its students.
The school will eventually offer an enriched American curriculum with an international perspective for students in Kindergarten through Grade 12. The curriculum will be based on U.S. national standards and best practice research.
At GEMS American Academy we believe in the concept of lifelong learning, and in the idea that both children and adults learn new things every day.ÿ We will ensure that students are provided with high quality learning experiences that lead to a consistently high level of achievement by creating an effective and well-managed learning environment in which the individual needs of each child are met.