Vision, Mission & Objectives

Vision, Mission & Objectives

Vision Statement

To be one of the finest US curriculum schools in Dubai in terms of the quality of teaching and learning and students’ character.

Mission Statement

GEMS AKNS aims to develop principled leaders who are caring, responsible, respectful, reflective, global citizens and independent learners.

GEMS AKNS develops international minded students while instilling and preserving the Emirati cultural identity and beliefs by taking pride in their cultural heritage yet respecting diversity.

To this end, GEMS AKNS is setting high expectations by aligning instructional practices to international standards and hiring qualified educators that can deliver the innovative curriculum that promotes 21st century learning skills.

School Goals and Objectives:

Goal I: Development of students as principled Leaders - understanding values and international mindedness

Objectives: AKNS students will:

  1. Embrace the positive characteristics of the “Six Pillars of Character Education” and will be able to translate and demonstrate these in their daily practices.
  2. Appreciate the values of Islam in UAE society and demonstrate respect for the heritage of the Emirati culture.
  3. Demonstrate a clear understanding, awareness and appreciation of their own and other world cultures.
  4. Actively practice and participate in community programs promoting conservation of natural resources and sustainability.
  5. Make social contributions that have positive effects on the school and wider community.

Goal II : Independent Learners: Acquisition of knowledge and mastery of skills

Objectives: AKNS students will:

  1. Demonstrate solid knowledge in each and every subject that exceeds curriculum expectations. 
  2. Demonstrate 21st century learning and life skills including: presentation, communication, ICT, creativity, and critical thinking. 
  3. Take responsibility for their own learning to reach his or her academic potential through inquiry, research, collaboration, enterprise and innovation.
  4. Establish and achieve personal and academic goals.

Goal III: Provision of a high quality and comprehensive instructional program

Objectives: GEMS AKNS will:

  1. Set high expectations for all students and AKNS staff throughout instruction.
  2. Ensure that the staff, students and parents are all engaged in the process of learning and are effective partners.
  3. Ensure the provision of appropriate resources including highly effective and diverse educators who will efficiently employ an international educational system.
  4. Provide AKNS staff with ample opportunities for continuous professional development throughout the academic year.