Director of Language Institute,
Born in Cairo - Egypt to Lebanese parents, Micheline Chaia was French educated, she graduated from the Sacré coeur school in Cairo, then joined the Faculty of Commerce and holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration. Growing up in a multilingual family, Micheline developed a passion for languages and speaks Arabic, English, French, Italian and Spanish. She used her talent and experience to expand language teaching within the UAE over the past 11 years.
16 years ago, Micheline moved to the UAE to follow her husband and soon discovered the need for her own children, like many others, to learn languages hence was very active in promoting the language teaching across Dubai’s multinational society. As a result of her hard work and efficiency, Micheline was honored by the Italian Republic and knighted as “Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia”.
Micheline was the Founder and Director of the Language First Institute that provided language courses across many reputable schools in Dubai amongst which were GEMS schools. In 2018 she was offered to run the language courses exclusively for GEMS Education and was appointed as the Director of the GEMS World Academy Language Institute.