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Parent's Review of Gems american academy in Abu Dhabi, UAE

Jan 29, 2014
Submitted by Prettywoman

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What is the name of your child's school? (Please report on one school per survey.)

Gems american academy

In what town or city is this school located?

Abu Dhabi

How would you describe this school? (i.e. American, British, International, Local, etc.)

American

What grade levels are represented at this school?

KG-12

How do most children get to school everyday? (bus, train, walk, etc.)

Mostly by car

How would you describe the facilities at this school? What extra-curricular activities are available?

No science labs, not enough computers, many after school activities at extra cost. School premises is always rented for external parties.

What has this school done to help your child transition from the curriculum in your home country into the curriculum in your new country? Are there programs to prepare your child for repatriation?

Very poor curriculum and mostly syllabus aren't completed because they have a lot of events which distract the teaching.

How would you describe the social activities available for parents through this school? Are there parent-teacher organizations?

Social activities are good.

What advice would you give to someone considering enrolling their child in this school?

GAA opened in 2011, however there are still many problems till today. Staff and administration are struggling due to lack of wise management.

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