French at school

In Botswana

- The teaching language at school in Botswana is English. The Setswana – main local language – is also widely used

- French is also offered as optional language in some public schools, and the project of generalizing French language throughout the secondary schools is currently being developed

- Most of private school also offer the possibility to learn French

- The French Alliance of Gaborone also offers French classes, for children as well as for adults, at all levels

- A FLAM (French as Mother Language) is also proposed to the French-speaking children attending local schools

In South Africa

- Lycée français Jules Verne in Johannesburg

This school falls under AEFE (the Agency for French Teaching outside France) with a governing board elected by the parents of pupils. The school is managed by a principal appointed by the French Government. The lycée français Jules Verne welcomes students from pre-primary school age up to la terminale (the French equivalent of matric with specialisation in either literary studies, economic & social studies or scientific studies). Three modern languages are studied : English, German and Spanish. The schools has 686 learners of 42 nationalities for the 2005 - 2006 school year, which follows the European calendar.

Physical address: Corner of Bauhinia Road & Cestrum Avenue, Sandton, Johannesburg.

Telephone: (27)118848936 fax : (27)118846951

E-mail: verne@lyceefrancais.co.za

Website: http://www.lyceefrancais.co.za/

Postal address: PO Box 556 Morningside 2057 - Republic of South Africa.

School calendar: September to June.

Miriam Makeba French school in Pretoria
(An annex to the Lycée Jules Verne in Johannesburg for children ages 6 to 11) Address : Simon Vermooten, The Willows, Silverton, Pretoria.

Telephone: (27) 11 884 89 36 fax: (27) 11 884 69 51.

E-mail : verne@lyceefrancais.co.za

- François Le Vaillant French school in Cape Town

This French school in Cape Town has 135 learners of various nationalities, from pre-primary level up to la terminale, the French equivalent of matric. The school is managed by a principal appointed by the French Government. Three modern languages are studied : English, German and Spanish.

Physical address : 101 Hope Street, Gardens, Cape Town.

Telephone: +27 (0) 21 461 2508 / Fax : +27 (0) 21 461 5312

E-mail: apec@iafrica.com

Website: http://www.ecolefrancaiseducap.co.za/en/

- Useful links:

- L’Agence pour l’enseignement du français à l’Etranger (AEFE)

- Le Centre national d’enseignement à distance (CNED)

Dernière modification : 15/04/2015

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