Exciting Additions Coming To DAA!
GEMS Dubai American Academy (DAA), recently acclaimed as the ‘Best American Curriculum School in the UAE’ at the Top Schools Awards 2023, is set for remarkable campus additions. The plan involves a new student wellbeing center, middle school building for Academic Year 24/25, upgraded sports facilities, improved student canteen, and sustainable additions to the already cutting-edge campus.
Inspired by future-focused learning
Dr. Ethan Hildreth, Superintendent/CEO, GEMS Dubai American Academy, remarked on the project's vision and its significant impact. The campus will facilitate advanced learning, incorporating spaces designed by educators for optimal student growth, reflecting DAA’s commitment to progressive education.
Recent upgrades at DAA include new Elementary play areas, an expanded canteen, and additional learning zones such as an Elementary School Maker Space. The next milestone is the ‘WISE Center for Wellbeing,’ boasting a modern indoor amphitheater and comprehensive student support. An upcoming highlight is the 25th-anniversary 'time capsule' ceremony.
Further enhancements encompass a revamped dining area featuring climate-controlled seating and an advanced kitchen for diverse meal options. The purpose-built Middle School block will be opening in August for the 24/25 Academic Year, offering specialized teaching spaces, common rooms, and sports facilities.
These developments aim to bolster DAA's outstanding learning
environment, ensuring students thrive with exemplary education and
state-of-the-art facilities. The
legacy of excellence at DAA remains unwavering.
“The scope and intended impact of this premium plus design is truly remarkable. I have had the privilege of being involved with extraordinary building projects around the world, and our DAA project is exemplary in vision and purpose. Our advanced facilities support highest-level learning both inside and outside the classroom while providing purpose-built space for current and future students. Our collaborative approach results in learning spaces designed by educators, for students. After seven years in our current building, I am excited about this important next step as we remain on the leading edge of international education. ” - Dr. Ethan Hildreth, CEO/Superintendent
We are very excited to announce upcoming enhancements to our already state-of-the-art campus, including a new student wellbeing center, a new middle school building, increased sports facilities, an enhanced student canteen, and new sustainability elements. With these additions, the campus will continue to facilitate advanced learning, incorporating spaces designed by educators for optimal student growth, reflecting DAA’s commitment to progressive education.