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Blackstone, Gulf cos snap up stake in Sunny Varkey's GEMS

An investor group comprising Blackstone and two Gulf entities has acquired a minority stake in GEMS Education, founded by India-born Sunny Varkey.

UAE education foundation launches $ 1 mn best teacher award

A UAE-based Indian education foundation has announced a massive one million award for world`s greatest teacher and the hunt for the same will commence next year.

Indian-origin educator named UNESCO goodwill ambassador

Sunny Varkey is founder and chairman of Dubai-based GEMS Education, one of the largest private school operators in the world.