Top 7 French Schools in Dubai
Currently, there are approximately 25,000 French nationals residing in Dubai as expats, and they are known to be active in the country’s social and cultural scene. To ensure the promotion of French culture in the country and to forge the continuing positive relations between France and the UAE, Dubai has several French academic institutions of the highest quality education for families of French people who have considered Dubai their second home. Here are some of them:
1. Lycee Francais International
This was founded in 2006 with a French curriculum. It is located on the Oud Metha. It’s a co-ed school that offers classes from Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 12. Students from the Lycee Francais International attain excellent grades in language especially English. It has also improved significantly in Arabic. According to the KHDA, its French curriculum offers broad learning opportunities by abiding an academic program that is based on international standards, making its students productive global citizens.
2. International Concept Education
International Concept Education was founded in 2011. It offers the French and IB curriculum. This is located on And Al Sheba. It is a multilingual school that provides instruction in two languages: English and French and also the teaching of Arabic. The school is accredited by the French Ministry of Education. Students will be able to choose between the English stream or the French stream.
3. Lycee Francais Jean Mermoz
Lycee Francais Jean Mermoz is a new school in Dubai. It was launched in 2017. The school abides by the French curriculum. It also teaches English and Arabic. The school is located in Al Quoz 1. It offers only four classes per level from FS 1 to Grade 6. This ensures the students’ well-being and professional growth within a medium-sized structure.
4. Lycee Georges Pompidou Ecole Primaire School Dubai (Academic City Elementaire)
Lycee Georges Pompidou is a private school that offers co-ed education for students aged 11 to 18. The school abides by the French curriculum. This school is within the Dubai International Academic City. The school has been approved by the French Ministry of National Education. Its medium of instruction and communication is French.
5. Lycee Libanais Francophone Prive
This school is a private educational institution of the UAE Law. This was founded in 2003. The school is located in Al Garhoud. It used to be catering only to Lebanese and the Francophone community residing in the country. Today the school offers co-ed classes from kindergarten up to the final year. The curriculum ensures respect for diversity and interpenetration of cultures.
6. Lycee Libanais International Georges Pompidou Oud-Metha
The Lycee Libanais International Georges Pompidou was founded in 2013. The school is located in Oud Metha. The school adheres to the French curriculum from KG 1 to KG 2. It offers co-ed classes. According to the KHDA, Lycee Libanais International Georges Pompidou successfully introduced the French program for kindergarten education.
7. Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou
Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou was founded in 2006. The school is in Dubai Academic City. It abides by the French curriculum, and offers co-ed classes from Grade 1 to Grade 12. The KHDA stated that the school attained outstanding progress in teaching English, Mathematics, French, and Science at all levels.
These are some of the best French schools that are available for French nationals and students of other nationalities who are interested in learning the language. If you are interested in any lifestyle information about Dubai, you may visit ReDubai.