Sheela Menon, Principal of GIIS said the school was ready to welcome the students in May but they received an email from ADEC advising them to postpone the opening to April 2016.
In GIIS, the principal said out of the thousands of applications they received, the school only shortlisted 800 students for 32 divisions for kindergarten through online admissions.
Initially GIIS Abu Dhabi would cater to 1700 students from classes KG to 6 and will eventually add standards in the subsequent years.
The construction of the GIIS campus will be another milestone for Barek Engineering as it will facilitate in creating a learner-centric educational environment that would bring value to the parent fraternity of Abu Dhabi.
Hukumat Kalwani, Chairman of Ambassador Education—the primary-education division of GIIS
Dubai will be the first school in the city to offer a choice of Montessori (KG1 & KG2), ISC (Indian School Certificate), Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE) and International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.
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Eastern European countries have also become a major source of small arms in the Middle East, according to GIIS
However, the main school will continue to run as GIIS
for the current academic year and will be rebranded from April 2013.
The new entrant GIIS
plans to add two grade levels - up to year 12 - every new school year.
Maneesh Tripathi, CEO and Director General of GIIS
, which is the biggest pan-Asian educational institution with 21 campuses spread across Singapore, Malaysia, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, India and United States, said the focus of his Dubai venture is not how flashy the tiles are but how good the education is.
We may have to scout for [students'] space in 18 months," said Maneesh Tripathi, CEO of Global Indian Foundation (GIF), the Singapore-based firm behind GIIS