LEAMS Education commemorates UAE Flag Day with colourful celebrations
The UAE Flag Day marks the anniversary of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan becoming the President of the UAE in 2004
Date: Dubai, November 3, 2022
LEAMS Education, which operates 4 schools with over 8200 students in the UAE, put on a colourful display to mark the all-important UAE Flag Day which was commemorated by the citizens and residents alike, for the 10th time on the 3rd of November this year.
LEAMS Education, established in the UAE more than 4 decades ago, is an educational management company that prioritises high quality education with the help of competitive intelligence.
The event titled ‘UAE Flag Day’, which is held to celebrate the accession of HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the UAE in 2004, was first marked back in 2013.
The “Flag Day” represents renewal of allegiance to the leadership of the UAE and affirmation of belonging to this beloved nation, and the students representing the 4 schools of LEAMS Education turned up in numbers clad in the national flag colours of Red, Green, White and Black and held a number of events to mark the occasion.
Students part of the Apple International School, The Apple International Community School, The Oxford School and The Indian Academy, all operating under the management of LEAMS Education put on a festive display with colourful parades and shows organised to delight the students, parents and well-wishers in attendance.
The UAE national anthem was sung with a lot of pride and the National Flag was hoisted at 11am at all
4 schools with the event being marked with a number of activities and engaging shows to raise awareness of the Emirati culture and its history.
A march-past, singing of traditional songs, cultural dance shows and educational sessions to understand the significance of the UAE flag colours and the country’s history starting from the Pearl Trade was held for the students of the 4 schools of LEAMS Education.
Dr. Mohammed Lahir, Director of LEAMS Education stated. “Our Emirati students and other resident students have come together to celebrate the flag day of this great nation we all call home. We have joined hands to hoist the UAE national flag, which we call as our nation’s symbol of pride and unity. Seeing our students join together for this great occasion to learn more about the Emirati culture and its destiny reassures me that our future is in great hands.’’
The occasion marks an important day in the UAE calendar as the flag, designed back in 1971 and its colours hold a special place in Emirati culture; Red for courage, Green for hope, White for peace and honesty and Black for strength of mind.
About LEAMS Education
LEAMS Education, a UAE-based education management company, is a 42-year-old premier group that administers schools and nurseries across Dubai and Sharjah which provide the best-in-class education.
The company operates a number of educational institutions under its authority, including The Indian Academy Dubai, The Apple International School, The Oxford School Dubai and Apple International Community School.
The foundation of LEAMS Education is based on a vision to provide quality education at affordable cost and it has been successful to achieve what it has aimed for, with its group of schools, which have both UK and CBSE curriculums available for its students. International Well Building Institute (IWBI) has recognised the efforts of LEAMS Education with its Well Health-Safety rating for creating a favourable learning environment across all its five schools in Dubai post COVID-19.
LEAMS Education was established by Mr Abdul Lahir Hasan, Chairman of Gamma Holdings Ltd, in 1980s, with a goal to raise the standards of the education system in UAE.
With quality education, it offers well equipped state-of-the-art facilities ranging from exclusive libraries, techno-savvy labs, STEM / Robotic educational projects, and happiness and wellbeing centers. LEAMS encourages its students to be skillful in and beyond the classrooms, and to provide many opportunities and empower its students, LEAMS collaborated and partnered with many companies so far and wants to continue doing this.
For more information, please visit www.leamseducation.com
The Oxford School, LEAMS Education’s flagship school was established in 1984. It follows EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) programme & English national curriculum for years 1-9. The school follows two curricula, which are Cambridge Assessment for International Examinations (CAIE) and Pearson’s Edexcel for years 10-13. The curriculum of the school is well-designed to meet the needs of the diverse student community and their individual learning needs.
It is following a range of subjects from the Foundation stage to year 13 to ensure adequate skills are embedded in their system to succeed in this new world. Its programmes are deeply rooted in the Islamic values and Emirati culture by incorporating the world cultures to nurture our students as global citizens.
The school is following a skill-based curriculum that helps students to become confident, reflective, responsible, independent, and compassionate human beings. Over the years, it has developed the school on a foundation based upon effective management, committed staff and regular assessment of student’s work.
The Apple International School, an inclusive school under LEAMS Education, which has been growing tremendously in last 2 decades, was established in 1994. It follows EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) programme & English national curriculum for years 1-9. The school follows two curricula, which are Cambridge Assessment for International Examinations (CAIE) and Pearson’s Edexcel for years 10-13. The curriculum of the school is well-designed to meet the needs of the diverse student community and their individual learning needs.
It aims to ensure that excellence is pursued, that lessons are challenging and have pace. Students are encouraged to discover new areas of excellence and to enjoy the experience in addition to their academic achievements.
The school has a dedicated team of specialists who support students and teachers in identifying and including students with special educational needs and/or gifted and talented in mainstream educational setting.
Apple International Community School (AICS), the newest school of LEAMS Education, is a multi- cultural and diverse institute. AICS provides a quality British education in the heart of Dubai in a safe and positive environment.
AICS provides a stimulating environment where all members of the school community including the parents are valued and encouraged to reach their full potential and experience success. The school supports the principles of inclusiveness, innovation, equality of access and full participation in the school.
It offers outstanding learning, sporting and performing arts facilities including a sprawling football field, indoor swimming pool, Lawn Tennis and Badminton courts, Basketball court, designated music/drama and visual arts rooms, library and shared play areas for younger students.
The Indian Academy, Dubai, (TIAD), a Dubai-based school under LEAMS Education, is known to be one of the best Indian CBSC Schools in Dubai, offering Pre KG – Grade 12 education in UAE. It was founded in 2012, with a vision to train its students with a sense of purpose and the competencies that they would need to shape their own lives and contribute to the lives of others.
As a CBSE affiliated school, it generated 100% Board exam results consecutively for the past 4 years, which is an outcome of individual attention it provides with a healthy student-teacher ratio. TIAD’s instructional design, pedagogy and assessment instill knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values required to thrive and shape a futuristic world.
TIAD is among the 4% schools across UAE which are rated ‘DEVELOPED’ in the Distance Learning Evaluation (DLE) by KHDA and the first school in Dubai to earn the ‘WELL Health Safety Rating’ post Covid19.