|Name of School||:||Al Dura (Gems) International School|
|Address||:||P.O. Box 51477, Jeddah|
|Kingdom of Saudi Arabia|
|Contact Numbers||:||TN: (9662)674-8483|
|Mobile: (96650) 273-5922|
|Date Established||:||May 2005|
|Start of Operations||:||04 June 2005|
|Permit from Host Govt.||:||178/S|
|Date of issuance||:|
|School Owner||:||Reem Bin Yamin (Saudi National)|
No. of Enrollees
|School’s Category||:||Category IV|
|School Principal||:||Ms. Violeta C. Castillo|
|Asst. School Principal||:||Ms. Suzette Y. Ona|
The Gems International School (GIS) was established and founded by Reem Bin Yamin, a Saudi National in May 2005. The school aims to provide an affordable world-class quality education - knowledge, skills, and values to the children of the Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) based in Jeddah. The GIS offers pre-school, elementary and secondary education and it follows the Philippine curriculum. The school includes Arabic Language, Saudi History, Geography and Culture as additional subjects to be taught.
The school was issued a Government Permit No. 001, s.2009, by the Philippine Department of Education on 14 May 2009.
The GIS, a Saudi-owned Filipino School, counts on itself to provide an affordable world-class quality education for the children of OFWs based in Jeddah.
The GIS, established in 2005 by a group of professional Filipino teachers, envisions itself as a primary institution that intellectually and morally develops young Filipinos to become global citizens with a deep sense of nationalism and patriotism.