GEMS Education students studying International Baccalaureate (IB) have remained to carry out above international standards, as verified by the latest IB examination results released on 5 July 2018.
The students' performance continues to go beyond worldwide benchmarks, with a 2018 average pass rate of 92 per cent, established versus the global pass rate of 78 per cent in 2017. The comprehensive nature of GEMS institutions saw the variety of trainees resting IB Diploma exams raise to 451 this year.
A total amount of 6 GEMS Education colleges sat IB exams, consisting of GEMS World Academy - Dubai, Dubai American Academy, GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis, GEMS Wellington International School, GEMS Modern Academy, and GEMS American Academy - Abu Dhabi.
A high number of GEMS Education trainees exceeded a typical score of 40, out of a maximum of 45, with GEMS Wellington International School and Dubai American Academy both attaining a typical score of 34 points.
Top-performing GEMS Education pupils consisted of Ameerah Parvez from GEMS Wellington Academy - Silicon Oasis, that achieved an outstanding score of 45, and Sunna Chang from GEMS World Academy and Omar Al Khatib from GEMS Wellington International School, both with an outstanding 44.
Praising students on their success, James MacDonald, Vice President Education (US & IB Educational Program Schools), GEMS Education, stated: "We are immensely pleased with this year's mate of GEMS IB Diploma trainees and their outcomes. The IB Diploma programme is extremely strenuous and our students' effort has settled. While we are always sad to say goodbye to our grads, we are very pleased to understand that many are attending their first-choice university following year, and I am positive that they are all well-prepared to make a favorable difference in the world many thanks to their education."