Noha Bishara

Assistant Elementary Principal (G.2-3)

Noha is thrilled about starting her sixth year as a member of the DAA family, in her new role as an Elementary Assistant Principal.

Throughout her fourteen years with GEMS Education, she contributed to the team through various roles such as Director of Learning for K-5, Innovation Coach, Director of Learning for Arabic and ISLED for K-12, Team Leader as well as Workshop Leader.  


Noha started her formal journey as an educator in Canada after graduating from the Faculty of Education at York University in 2004. She joined the TCDSB as an elementary school teacher shortly after. In 2008, Noha moved to Dubai with her family and joined GEMS World Academy’s PYP team for 8 years. She later joined the founding team of GEMS Nations Academy in 2016 as an Early Years Coordinator, creating a highly innovative curriculum centered around the future and the development of computational thinking skills in children. Noha completed her Masters of Education in Murdoch University in 2017.


As a mother who highly values the role of education in developing international mindedness in children, Noha became a certified visiting team member for the Council of International Schools.This role enabled her to work and connect with fellow educators from across the globe. It also allowed her to enrich her knowledge of creative approaches to learning, in order to engage and continue to challenge our unique and diverse group of students.




Meet Our Team

Our Leadership Team, with over 200 years of combined diverse experience, takes great pride in serving the children of this learning community. Their thoughtful practice and commitment to student-centered decision making keeps children at the heart of the work they do. This makes for an exceptional team to serve the families of Dubai American Academy.

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