The Rayyan campus of Compass International School Doha (Compass) has recently been awarded the LabelFrancÉducation accreditation for its French Bilingual Programme. Compass is the first school in Qatar to receive the accreditation.

LabelFrancÉducation AccreditationThe prestigious accreditation is granted by the French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and is based on recommendations of a joint ministerial advisory committee composed of representatives from the French Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Education, the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE), the French Institute (IF) and Mission Laïque Française, a non-profit organisation.

LabelFrancÉducation is granted to schools promoting the French language and culture as part of their curriculum. At Compass Rayyan Campus, the French Bilingual Programme educates children in both French and English. Children from Year 1 to Year 6 are immersed in both languages and are taught by one French native speaker teacher and one English native speaker teacher. The children are taught English and French as stand-alone languages to develop knowledge and skills in both languages. Maths and the International Primary Curriculum, which covers all other subject areas linked together by a common theme, are taught in both languages.

According to Amandine Goffart, Bilingual Lead at Compass International School Doha, receiving the LabelFrancÉducation accreditation is an incredible achievement for the school’s French Bilingual progamme, which is now in its fifth year at Rayyan Campus.

At Compass, we truly believe in the power of bilingual learning as a way to prepare our children for the 21st  century. This accreditation demonstrates the outstanding bilingual education that our students receive everyday and we are delighted to have received this prestigious accolade.’

Compass International School Doha is one of Qatar’s leading schools, providing the very best of British and international curricula for over thirteen years. As part of premium education provider Nord Anglia Education, the school offers children a unique international learning experience across four campuses: Gharaffa, Madinat Khalifa, Rayyan and the newest, state-of-the-art campus, Themaid. Children are educated for the future with enhanced learning through collaborations with world leading organisations – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Julliard School and UNICEF.

To find out more about the French bilingual programme at Compass, you can send an email to their admissions team at [email protected] or visit their website at