Press Release

GEMS Education increases its network of schools

Section :Other Briefs, Category : Corporate

Company Brief
Chennai, October 18, 2010

In tune with its Pan- India growth plans, GEMS Education, the world's largest private K-12 education providers, expands its network of managed schools by taking Greater Valley School, Greater Noida, Delhi / NCR on its board.

Greater Valley School (GVS) situated near Yamuna Expressway will be managed by GEMS Education for the overall academic and administrative support. The School, designed to provide world-class education to its students, currently offers pre-nursery to Grade 7 level co-educational facility on a proposed CBSE & CIE Curriculum.

Set on a 6 acre site in Greater Noida, the school campus is planned and laid out to provide a safe, caring and stimulating environment for children. Under GEMS unique curriculum blend comprising rich academic programme and versatile co-curricular activities, The Greater Valley School will offer a dynamic and advanced learning programme sensitive to the learning needs of different students.

Speaking of this new initiative, Mr. Ajey Kumar, Country Head, GEMS India commented, "At GEMS, we focus on preparing a child for real life. Our curriculum encourages students to think, ask, explore, understand, apply and create. GEMS forte is integration of its four cornerstones in the curriculum and providing a platform to the students to express their special individual potential. It gives me immense pleasure to announce our association with the Greater Valley School. We are grateful to the school's management for believing in GEMS and its ability to facilitate education with a difference. Together, we endeavour to provide the children of Greater Noida and its neighbourhood an international quality learning experience."

Mr. Abhinav Shukla, Director & Promoter, Greater Valley School added," We are very excited to take GEMS on board to manage the Greater Valley School. With a strong brand lineage, global presence and high quality education specialists; I am sure GEMS expertise will equip the students of Greater Valley School to achieve their dreams and be the leaders of a changing world. I envisage a long and fruitful association between the GEMS Group and the school".

Besides offering excellence in academics, GVS campus is set amidst lush green environs, provides amenities such as air conditioned classrooms, Science laboratories, Library, Information & Communication Technology infrastructure, Studios for Art and Craft and Performing Arts, spacious indoor and outdoor play areas along with future plans for a swimming pool, Gymnasium, Squash Court, Basketball & Volleyball Courts & a Tennis Academy. The school has a robust modern infrastructure to provide all avenues of learning in a composite and comprehensible manner.

As a planned move, GEMS India is working towards establishing a pan-India presence through a network of own as well as managed Schools in the Country. Recently, it expanded its network in the northern part of the country with launching schools in Rajasthan and Gurgaon. With these launches, GEMS now has schools across pre and post operational phases in Punjab, Haryana, UP, Delhi NCR, Assam, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kerala, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Tamilnadu. The Group has expressed willingness to tie-up with other serious players in the market committed to transform the K-12 private education standards in the Country.

For further information, please contact:

GEMS Education
Varuna Dawar
Mobile: +919811382047