As well as our UK based English and academic schools, Bell has a global presence with teaching centres, franchises and projects operating around the world.
Switzerland | Wholly-owned subsidiary
Bell Switzerland, based in Geneva, specialises in language courses for the full learning journey. The school teaches English to learners of all ages from the youngest of learners at The One World Nursery to tailor-made programmes for professionals in a range of languages including English, French and Russian. In addition, the school offers a full teacher training programme. Bell Switzerland is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bell.
Macao | Franchise
MPI-Bell managed by Macao Polytechnic Institute is one of two centres in China. The centre opened in October 2003 and specialises in providing English for Specific Purposes to clients including government departments and the tourism and leisure industry. In 2008, MPI-Bell opened a sub-centre, the Macao-Xinjiang English Centre, in the Xinjiang Uygur Region of China.
Shanghai | Franchise
Bell Shanghai managed by Hu Dong Zhong Hua Shipbuilding Group, was founded in April 2003. In addition to providing English language training to the employees of Hu Dong Zhong Hua Shipbuilding Group, Bell Shanghai also provides a range of English language and exam preparation courses for young learners and adults. Bell Shanghai is one of two Bell centres in China.
Thailand | Project
Bell runs after school English language programmes at the following schools in Thailand.
Assumption College Thonburi (ACT)
Founded in 1962, the school is home to 4,500 boys, aged 6-17 years old. Girls are also admitted from the fourth year of secondary school. With a good reputation locally, particularly for English, competition to get into the school is extremely fierce. There are currently 700 students studying on the Bell programme. The majority of students on the programme are 11-14 years old, but classes are also offered to children in prathom 1–6 (6-11 years old).
Assumption College Bangrak (ACB)
There are currently 450 students, aged 11 and 14 years old, studying on the Bell after school English programme.
Assumption College Rama II
Situated outside of central Bangkok in the area of Samutsakorn, it is a brand new campus with outstanding teaching and learning facilities. There are excellent sporting facilities which are also used by the other Assumption Colleges. Bell started its English language programme in the summer of 2012 and in the academic year 2014-2015 will be offering classes to all students in the school.