Label France Education
A seal of quality for bilingual education in French and another language
On July 25th 2016, Green Hills Academy received the accreditation Label France Education and became the first school in Sub Saharan Africa to join this international network.
Launched in 2012, the "Label France Education" seal is granted to schools promoting French language and culture as part of their specific curriculum. "Label France Education" recognizes and rewards public or private schools that offer students enhanced instruction in the French language while also teaching other subjects in French. "Label France Education" promotes outstanding education in French among students and parents.
"Label France Education" is granted by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs based on the advice of an interministerial 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 organization.The AEFE is in charge of managing the Label France Education program. Since February 2012, 91 schools from all over the world have received the "Label France Education" seal.
To apply for accreditation, schools must meet a set of rigorous criteria: A minimum of 33% of subjects must be taught in French, teachers must be highly qualified, certified, and fluent in French, the school must have a strong professional development plan and a commitment to quality education; it must participate in the official language tests DELF; and must provide an environment that inspires an interest in French culture.
What are DELF examinations?
DELF exams are internationally recognized exams which can be taken at GHA. The diplomas certify an individual's French abilities and can be used for university entrance.
GHA offers the DELF exams at the following two levels:
Delf Prim A2 level in Grade 6 in May
Delf Junior B1 and B2 level from Grade 9 to 12 in October
To learn more about Label France Education please see this site: labelfranceducation.fr/