The Academy is the home of innovation. The implementation of an exciting new innovation curriculum to prepare students best for a future that is in constant change means that Academy students will have exclusive access to a range of exciting programmes including a Global Futures Curriculum, Awecademy, the Academy Honours programme as well as full access to the ‘Elite Scholarship’ and 'My Path to Uni' programmes
The Global Futures Curriculum
The Global Futures Curriculum (GFC) is a bespoke programme for high school students co-created by GEMS and Singularity University. The GFC provides students with the insight, conceptual framework and tools to understand the impact of exponential technologies and succeed in a rapidly changing society
The Academy Future Talks series aims to highlight the impact of emerging technologies and promote discussions on how we can adapt and thrive in a world of increased automation, ubiquitous A.I. and accelerating change.
The Honours programme is a distinctive and exclusive programme certified by GEMS Education designed to take a cross-curricular approach to learning and integrate the study of literature, the arts, science, philosophy, and future studies.
A dedicated Astronomy programme is now on offer to middle school students at the Academy. The aim is to increase awareness about the mysteries of the cosmos to align the Academy with the nation’s priorities and strategic initiatives in the fields of scientific innovation, space technology, and space exploration.
Students at the Academy now have the option of being contributing writers and editors of Phoebus Online – a future-focused e-Magazine that takes a techno-optimistic view of the future covers the latest news from the world of emerging technologies.
Staff at the Academy have access to cutting-edge professional development in the areas of neuro-education and mind brain learning, impact of exponential technologies, and making the transition from STEM to STEAM.
The Academy is the home base of the largest network of innovation leaders in the Middle East. Students and teachers from across the GEMS network meet to share good practice and discuss the latest updates from the world of edtech, future pedagogy, and new educational models.
Students at the Academy now have free access to the entire suite of Awecademy’s award-winning and future-focused interdisciplinary educational modules. Awecademy is part of Dubai Future Foundation’s AREA 2071 and part of KHDA’s cohort 7 at Dubai Future Accelerators.
The Academy is the home base of My Path to Uni - a new consortium of high-profile education providers offering both online and offline best-practice college and career guidance resources and services to students.