France is one of the major countries of this world that provide military support to the UAE. During 2006, one of the first Universities of the world, the Sorbonne University along with the Louvre museum, the world’s largest art museum, and the historic monument in 2017 were established as extensions in the UAE. There is also a plan to re-create the Lyon city, one of the largest urban hub of France in Dubai. Politically and culturally both the UAE and France have a bridge between each other. More than 10, 000 French people live in the UAE and they are the core parts of community organizations, schools, and restaurants. Dubai is one of the affluent cities of the UAE, and a large population of French expatriates lives there. A study shows that there is a gradual 5 % increase in the French population in the UAE, every year. As a result, a large number of French schools have grown in Dubai along with other parts of the UAE. Following ae the best French schools in Dubai.
1) Lycee Libanais Franco Private school
Rated ‘Very good’ by KHDA (Knowledge and Human Development Authority) Dubai, Lycee Libanais Franco Private school, a private educational institute according to the UAE law was founded in 2003. Although initially created to cater to the Lebanese and French-speaking community in the Gulf, the LLFP today has mixed-gender students from all nationalities and all origins, from kindergarten to final grades. Lycee Libanais Franco Private school Dubai guarantees its students to provide intellectual, moral, and community training by providing a holistic education that is based on excellence, admiration, cultural openness, and the ability to think forward. The students are taught three languages, French, Arabic, and English (written and spoken) along with Spanish from the 5th grade. The school is affiliated by the National Diploma of French Brevet and the French General Baccalaureate. The school’s vision is to build a society where people live together regardless of ethnic, religious, political or social differences.
PO Box 28759. Street # 76, Muhaisnah 4. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
+971 4 264 0800
2) Lycee Francais International Dubai
DSIB(Dubai School Inspection Bureau) has a great contribution to the foundation of the school during 2016. Rated ‘Very good’ by KHDA, the school excels in teaching French, English, and Mathematics along with Arabic as an additional language. Lycee Francais International Dubai focuses on discipline and the students’ behavior with batchmates, elders, and teachers that very well reflect on their communications. The pre KG to 12th Grade school, following the French curriculum, provides its co-ed students stimulating learning experiences, ensuring sufficient opportunities for critical thinking. Students with special educational needs are also taken care of, cautiously by expert teachers. The French curriculum helps the students to experience an internationally based academic program and that is the reason LFI is one of the best French schools in Dubai. The school believes in making future students who can self-evaluate, have strong communication skills and are capable of building interconnected relationships with the world.
Oud Metha Road, Al Nasr Club. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. PO Box 22626.
+971 4 37 95 002
3) Lycee Georges Pompidou Ecole primaire Dubai (Academic City Elementaire)
Lycee Georges Pompidou Ecole primaire Dubai, located at the Dubai International Academic city provides education to boys and girls from the ages 11 to 18. It is a private school that follows the French curriculum. During its foundation, it had only 904 students and now approved by the FMNE (French Ministry of National Education) and the inaugural of the new elementary school, has increased the number of students. The communicative language of the school is French and it caters to any community or any country of the world who speaks and writes French.
Academic City. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 32 60 211
4) Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Oud Metha
KHDA has rated this school as ‘outstanding’ considering the quality of education it provides to its students. The school provides the French curriculum and has shown excellent results in English, Mathematics, and science. Lycee Francais International Georges Pompidou Oud Metha encourages its students to speak fluently, understand mathematics logically by investigating and solving problems. The understanding of the Islamic value is excellent between the students. The carefully chosen teachers of the school have brilliant understandings of child development and by virtue of it, they pre-plan a range of activities according to the subject-interests of the pupil that produce a high-effective result. The school does not believe in excess technology-driven learning methodology that may create distance between the students and the core foundation of learning. The vision of the school is to build students academically and personally exceptional so that they learn, solve problems, and at the same time care for others.
P.O. Box 22626.Street # 19 Oud Metha Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
+971 4 337 4161
5) International Concept Education
International Concept Education was formed in 2013 with a different vision of education. It is a French, bilingual, international school following and is one of the best French schools in Dubai among the international independent schools in the UAE. Being, a French school, it follows the guidelines of the French national curriculum and is accredited by the French Ministry of Education. As a bilingual school, the curriculum includes the teaching of English and teaching in English, which requires the distribution of curriculum content and skills between both languages (English and French). As an international school, ICE caters to all students from all over the world creating a learning experience between children from various backgrounds. IBO (the International Baccalaureate Organisation) has approved ICE for authorization to offer the Primary Years Programme. Along with academics, the school offers great facilities and clubs to its students like African drums, ballet, basketball, chess, gymnastics, hip-hop, mix martial arts, soccer, swimming, tennis to a few. The mission of the school is to provide students with challenging educational programs that develop a desire for life-long learning with excellence in character, knowledge, and skills.
Al Meydan Rd. Nad al Sheba 1, Near Meydan Hotel. Meydan. Dubai, United Arab Emirates. http://www.icedubai.org/
+971 4 337 7818