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Capitalise on the Cambodian English school market with Direct English

With a close proximity to other high growth economies such as Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, and a population of over 15 million, Cambodia is an attractive country to consider investing in.
Add to that that it constantly ranks in the top six fastest growing markets in the world, and that English is already seen as the international language of business here. Surely then, there's never been a better time to consider being appointed our Direct English Master Franchisee for Cambodia to capitalise on this potentially lucrative ELT market that exists here?


Cambodians speak English


Interview with British Chamber of Commerce Cambodia

The Cambodian market has some unique traits that make it a desirable marketplace for businesses to explore investing in. The Cambodian market offers strong economic growth that has seen the GDP grow by an average of 7% over the past 20 years, making it constantly rank in the top six fastest growing markets in the world.

Read more here>>

Follow these simple steps to start delivering world-class English Language Training with Direct English in your own market.

The Linguaphone Group already has strong experience across ASEAN with our international brands, as well as many other global markets. So you can be confident you’ll be joining a global network of nationwide partners already delivering Direct English to hundreds of thousands of students. Want to be part of it? Then read on…


1.1. Check you’re the right fit

Experience in the education sector isn’t necessary with Direct English. We are looking for ambitious, enthusiastic investors with a drive and passion to succeed though. The type of companies and individuals we’re looking for include:-
• Nationwide English language training providers
• Other training providers (including accountancy, management, soft-skills, sales, leadership training companies)
• Education groups with a nationwide or international presence
• Successful franchise owners
• Multinational or large-scale domestic companies not currently involved in education
• Investor groups or entrepreneurs looking for a new opportunity
• With complete exclusivity across the market, you’ll have access to flexible business models, including
• Developing a network of Direct English training centers, either corporately owned or sub-licensed
• Delivering in-company training
• Program licensing
• Exploiting government training tenders

2.2. Review your commercial capabilities

If you’re appointed as a Master Franchisee, you’ll need enough capital to cover the following costs:

• One-off license fee
• Royalty fees
• Payment for stock
• Set-up and ongoing business costs

The overall investment will vary depending on a range of factors that we’ll help you identify through our discussions.

3.3. Get in touch

Fill in our contact form to check whether your market is available, and we’ll guide you through the sign-up process, which includes the following phases:
• Initial enquiry
• Conference / Skype call
• Review of Evaluation Pack
• Initial meeting
• Prepare Business Plan
• Second meeting
• Sign contract

Unit Franchise Opportunities:
Interested in becoming a Unit Licensee and opening a single training center with one of our partners instead? Find out here if your country has already a Master Licensee.

Want to receIve more info on how to become a franchise?

Leave here your email. Our team from the Head Offices in London will keep in touch with you to provide more information on the Franchise process.


Who is Linguaphone Group?

The Linguaphone Group is a global English language training provider, with over 110 years of experience, successfully delivering our Direct English and Pingu’s English programs across Middle East, Asia, Europe and Latin America.

Direct English is our comprehensive nine-level international English language training system, designed to help students to develop proficiency in the English language, whatever their level.  What’s more, it’ll help students prepare for the BULATS, IELTS and TOEFL exams, as well as help companies develop their employee’s English language skills.


We’re looking to appoint an ambitious Master Franchisee to develop Direct English across Cambodia under exclusive license. You’ll have the rights to open corporately owned and franchised centers, as well as deliver Direct English through your own institutions and networks – there’s a range of flexible business models open to you.
We offer comprehensive in-country training, as well as first-class business and marketing support, as well all the ongoing advice you’d expect from a global Master Franchisor such as the Linguaphone Group.
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    In-country training programs

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    Dedicated Business Development Manager

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    First class marketing and PR support

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    Comprehensive Management Manuals

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    Partner-only Partner Online Platform and new Learning Management System

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    Exclusivity for the Cambodian Market

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    Globally recognised brand


Direct English Live! Online Platform

Direct English focuses on developing full confidence in speaking, writing, understanding and reading English and is completely tailored around student’s abilities and goals. The student progresses at their own pace and the program can be adapted to fit around their own work and lifestyle commitments.

And what’s more, we’re shortly upgrading our blended learning model by introducing Direct English Live! – our brand new powerful online platform and Learning Management System for students and partners alike. Offering a completely learner-centric user experience, through our unique Learning Cloud learning platform, Direct English Live will allow our students to access the program remotely, as well as enable staff to track and monitor students’ progress throughout their time with us. There are also brand new social community tools to encourage student interaction with others, as well as interactive resources to support more effective classroom management. Read more here>>


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Direct English franchise Partners World Map

Direct English Centres
  • 27 Tvardishki prohod Street
  • 1404 Sofia
  • Bulgaria

Tel: +359 (0)88 71 444 71

Tel/Fax: + 359 (0)2 963 55 33



  • 27 Tvardishki prohod Street
  • 1404 Sofia
  • Bulgaria

Tel: +359 (0)88 71 444 71

Tel/Fax: + 359 (0)2 963 55 33



  • Aptitud Studios Private Limited

1106, 11th Floor, Pinnacle Tower,
Besides Vivanta By Taj, Surajkund Road, Faridabad – 121009

  • E-Mail IDs:

  • Contact Numbers:

M: +91 88004 93185
Hotline: +91 97176 83838

  • PT. Impact Teaching Center,
  • Plaza Sentral 17th Floor,
  • Jl. Jend. Sudirman Kav. 47,
  • Jakarta 12930, Indonesia

Tel: 6221 570 5105



  • Tatweer Academy
  • Aljubaila District
  • Basra, Iraq,

Tel: +964 782 266 4440


  • Al-Khaleej Training & Education Company
  • Olya Main Street
  • Behind Jareer Bookstore
  • PO Box 295300
  • Riyadh 11351
  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Tel: +966 1 462 3260


3-B, Level 3

Bangunan Ming

Jalan Bukit Nanas,

50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Tel : +603 – 2022 4138 / 4128

Fax: +603 -2022 3118



  • Advance Station
  • Rua Nossa Senhora de Fátima 432
  • Porto 4050-426
  • Portugal

Tel: +351 226 083 500



Melewar Learning Resources Sdn Bhd

  • English Learning Group Ltd
  • Suite A, Level 17, Menara Park,
  • Block D, Megan Avenue II
  • No 12, Jalan Yap Kwan Seng,
  • 50450, Kuala Lumpur
  • Malaysia

Tel: +603 2144 2501



  • Direct English Sudan Head Office
  • Block No. 68 Building No.90,
  • Obaied khatim st.
  • Arkaweet
  • Khartoum
  • Sudan







Büyükdere Cd 34387 Mecidiyeköy Mah. Büyükdere Cd. NO:47 Kat: 1 Bentek İş Merkezi, 34387



Phone number: +90 212 270 22 22


Location: 412 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai (Level 5A)

Tel. : +84 8668 70887 (Hotline), (English & Vietnamese Speaking)

Tel. : +84 8665 33178 (Management), (English Speaking only)



Location: Amutprakarn Education
zone 3rd foor
789 Moo 2, Tambon Taibanmai, Amphoe Mueang Samut Prakan,
Samut prakan 10280, Thailand.

Tel. : 02-0828899 (English & Vietnamese Speaking)


Location: Uly Dala 5/2, office 17

Tel. : +7 775 005 4999




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