GEMS Public School Indore situated at Agra Bombay Bypass Road has received affiliation from ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education). The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations conducts examinations for 10th and 12th classes.
A Press Conference was organized to make this announcement where CEO of GEMS Education India Bhavik Anjaria and Senior Principal of GEMS Public School Indore Shaheen Shafi were present.
Bhavik Anjaria made the announcement for the ICSE affiliation for GPS Indore. Speaking about GEMS Education he shared that GEMS Education Group is an international education company headquartered in Dubai. The group is the largest operator of kindergarten-to-grade-12 schools in the world with a network of over 250 schools in over 14 countries. GEMS is operating leading international independent schools in six regions globally including Middle East & North Africa, Africa, Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and India.
Founded by KS Varkey and his wife Mariama in 1959, GEMS Group today has become an international company with the mission to provide a quality education to everyone. Sunny Varkey is the Group Chairman of GEMS Global and Founder of Varkey Foundation & GEMS Education. The Varkey Foundation is the philanthropic arm of GEMS Education and aims to impact underprivileged children.
A special message by Group President GEMS India Amreesh Chandra was also shared during the announcment. It states “It is indeed a pleasure to announce yet another successful achievement for GEMS Education! GEMS Public School, Indore is now affiliated to ICSE Board. It is a sheer delight to share the success with all parents, students and associated partners. With this achievement we would surely be able to transform our schools into the epitomes of quality education across the Nation. Once again I would like to congratulate the school for this affiliation and ensure that the student in our care is enabled to truly flourish.”
Shaheen Shafi Senior Principal GEMS Public School Indore shared that GEMS Education is educating almost 2,70,000 students from over 176 nationalities. The award winning schools focus not only on academic excellence but also on helping students develop character, creativity, values and a spirit of leadership.
GEMS schools offer curricula like Indian, UK EYFS ( Early Years Foundation Stage) IB, American, Canadian, British, French and Arabic through our global network of schools.
The school offers a curriculum that combines the best of international practices, a value led education, a stimulating learning environment, teachers trained to meet international quality standards and learnings from around the world.
The Little GEMS Programme at GPS Indore is based on UK’s EYFS ( Early Years Foundation Stages) curriculum. It is a unique learning programme which lays emphasis on the child’s intrinsic curiosity and nurture’s talent and interest. The curriculum focuses on skill development and uses a range of approaches while delivering the curriculum such as Reggio Amelia, Maria Montessori, Vygotsky, etc.
The school has fully equipped science, ICT and Math Labs, Playgrounds, a well stocked library and open spaces for students to learn and explore. Specialized coaching in sports in football, skating, taekwondo, and athletics has reaped rich results.
The syllabus followed by the ICSE board is comprehensive and structured encompassing all fields with equal importance. It is designed to provide more practical knowledge and helps to build analytical skills in students.
Certification under the Indian Certificate of Secondary Education board is recognized around the world, particularly by foreign schools and universities.
Due to the emphasis laid on English in ICSE, students from this board may hold a slight edge over other students in exams like TOEFL.
The teaching methodology is based on real-life concepts and provides scope for effective understanding.