Al Futtaim Education Foundation believes that a better future for humanity starts at school. For this purpose, the Foundation operates its two schools on a not-forprofit basis and is committed to investing in a continuous process of transformation that will keep pace with, and ultimately outstrip, the rate of change in today’s world.

  • Operational Excellence:

The Foundation’s approach to supporting operational excellence at Deira International School and Universal American School is firmly grounded in synergies, shared services and on leveraging the capabilities and expertise within Al-Futtaim. By intertwining corporate efficiency with the best of educational leadership practices, the Foundation aspires to cement the current notable position of our schools amongst international schools in Dubai, and to drive their sustainable development moving forward.

  • Academic Excellence:

Deira International School is rated “Outstanding” and Universal American School is rated “Very Good” as per the 2022-2023 KHDA school rankings. The Foundation realises that excellence is the culmination of clarity of vision, diligence, and a prioritisation of our most precious stakeholders, the children. By responding to our students’ needs, we map out our journey towards outstanding, and further