When it comes to the education of your little one, no compromises are allowed. Your children spend the greater part of their childhood and adolescence in their school, so it is your responsibility to find the one which not only educates and inculcates them with knowledge but also sets them on the path of being good human beings. However, with so many schools to choose from, it can get quite overwhelming for parents to pick one which often leads to making wrong decisions and transferring your child from one institution to another every few years which impacts them very negatively. So, we have come up with a list of the best schools in Beirut to take a little bit of weight off your shoulders as parents.
Founded in 1922, this is one of Armenia’s oldest schools, which have clearly stood the test of time. This school blends quality modern education with age-old teachings of Christianity. It, thus, builds an individual who is not only educated in a way that propels his or her career forward but is also rooted in his own Armenian culture and heritage through his education. The school is located in east Beirut at Ashrafieh.
In today’s fast-paced world, people are not only aware of the importance of mental health but also seek ways to achieve it to live life at its best. Children are vulnerable, and it is essential to help them strengthen their mind since childhood so they may transition into the next phase of life with a mind which is not only beaming with knowledge but also good health. This is what has inspired this accredited IB world school in Beirut to have a holistic approach towards education. They focus not only on learning but also practising mindfulness through meditation, which creates and maintains a balanced mind, body and soul in a developing child.
Apart from that this school is also the first one in Lebanon to integrate a coding program into their curriculum so as to create future thinkers, who can take on the digitally evolving world with their logical thinking and reasoning. Children from 3 to 18 years are taught in English, French and Arabic.
Studying an International curriculum not only helps one to get through reputed colleges in other countries but also cultivates global thinking in a child from a young age. However, LWIS Adma International School also understands the importance of knowing one’s own roots. An individual can only be a global thinker if he or she is aware of his or her own home. This is why this IB school has taken an innovative approach and embedded the national curriculum into their international world which offers the child the best of both worlds. The school encourages interactive, open and resourceful in two different languages – English and Arabic for students ranging from the ages of 3 years to 18 years.
These are the top 3 schools in our opinion, and you may choose one of the three after careful deduction and comparison.