News from Schools September 6, 2019

Thailand, rising star in the international school market

International schools in Thailand are in high demand as foreign students, including an increasing number from China and Hong Kong, flock to the kingdom to study.

Dr. Toryos Pandejpong, DBS Board Director, says Thailand is now the rising star in the international school market. In 2019, there are 175 international schools in Thailand, comparing to 10 years ago that there were only a few dozens. Numbers of foreign students studying in Thailand’s international schools have also increased a lot than the past 10 years to nearly 60,000. This market is also attractive to Thai parents due to the perception that international schools demonstrate a global standard quality, ensuring excellence education and opportunities for world’s top universities. DBS, for example, delivers Enhanced British Curriculum based on the best practice of the UK independent school. All subjects are taught by experienced and English native teachers (apart from Mandarin subjects), and are integrated with technologies for its world-class educational services.

At DBS, we have foreign students from the UK, Australia, Portugal, USA, Canada, France, India, Japan, China, Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia and etc. We have received more calls from foreign parents who are interested in enrolling their children with DBS, especially when their home countries are under unstable situations, and that, recently, we’ve got 30% more calls from Chinese and Hong Kong parents. We are ready with curriculum, experienced and native teachers, and facilities. Our world-class facilities are fully equipped with technologies in which we are recognised as having the best facilities among British schools
Dr. Toryos

DBS, one of the leading international schools in the region, is enrolling students from Early Years to Year 9 and has a pre-school class named ‘DBS Mini Dragons’ for students aged 2-3 years old (for more information, please visit or Today, DBS has 60 experienced and English native teachers, as well as 50 learning assistants, while continuing to expand the school with over 40 world-class facilities which are a full-size football field with FIFA-preferred 2 Star turf, athletic tracks, indoor salt-water swimming pool, tennis courts, golf training facility, rugby field, playgrounds, performing arts and music studios, and etc.

DBS is known as one of the top international schools in the region for future leaders and entrepreneurs by implementing the Unique DBS Vision; an enhanced British curriculum, academic excellence for all, entrepreneurship and creative thinking, and global and community perspectives, including preserving Thainess. DBS has also passed the standard evaluation from the International School Association of Thailand (ISAT) and the Council of International School (CIS), proving that DBS could nurtures future high-quality leaders to compete on a global stage, as highlighted in the school’s motto “Always to Greater Things”.

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