About Us


An Award-Winning Language School in Koh Samui, Thailand.

Koh Samui’s Tutor and Vocational School is Samui’s oldest licensed Thai and English Language School. Run and owned by Pat Saohin and Dave Belcher, we combine our Thai and English roots to provide the best style of education, taking the finest aspects from both cultures and mixing them to provide a triple award winning educational experience.

We first opened our doors on Koh Samui back in 2003 in Bang Rak offering English classes to both native and international adults and children. After 2 successful years we quickly reached the point of expansion and made the bold move to relocate our school to our present location in Maenam back in 2005.

Our school received its Tutor and Vocational School license from the Ministry of Education in 2007, which gave us the support we needed to go on to get our license to teach Thai in 2009. Suddenly we were impelled into offering educational course to expanding our reach native English speakers. This license also granted us the ability to offer education visas to our students, and with our firm relationship with the Ministry of Education, our students were granted peace of mind knowing they can live and study legally in Samui.

Our ability to provide education visas has helped us to create a stable learning environment for our students, an aspect which cannot be taken for granted. Stable and secure working and learning environments are almost just as important as the teacher you have, without the stability it can become impossible to properly take in information and feel the drive to learn.

Our triple award winning educational institute is by far the most accredited, long running, ground breaking language and vocational school in Samui. With almost 10,000 satisfied students to date, affordable courses, no hassle education visa service and highly trained professional staff, we really are the first choice language school on Koh Samui.


This first time we were awarded this great honor by the ministry of education. We had just been granted our Language and Vocational School License, a feat which took plenty of hard work.

Since our first award our school went from strength to strength, becoming even more popular since our Thai language license was granted. English speaking students began coming through our doors for the first time.

This year marked our third time to be awarded the Thai Ministry of Education award for Outstanding School Quality, and in doing so made us the first Language school in South Thailand to have been awarded this prestigious title three times.



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