The school & philosophy

At the Noumea School of English, we offer English courses that can be adapted to suit the needs of your company and the constraints on your employees’ time. All our classes are delivered by qualified English teachers and can be tailored to your company’s special requirements.
By choosing The Noumea School of English, you are choosing a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the fields of general, legal, medical, scientific, business, technical English and much more.
Lessons can be arranged at your work place, or at our school, and at times to suit your convenience. Our aim, always, is to serve our clients’ needs in the best, most efficient way.

Teaching English is our business.
Contact us for a quotation and be confident in the knowledge that we can help your employees reach their full potential with the English language.
We hope to see you soon……

Our headteacher

Susanna Couch left Australia for New Caledonia in 2003, after graduating as a teacher of French and History from the University of NSW, and gaining experience as a language teacher in Sydney.
In 2004, she became the director of the Noumea School of English, Noumea’s oldest English language school and examination centre for the prestigious Cambridge English Language Assessment in New Caledonia.
In 2010, Susanna crowned her professional development, gaining a Masters in Applied Linguistics – TESOL*, from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Also in 2010, Susanna was nominated as the Cambridge English team leader for New Caledonia – a position involving the recruitment, training, monitoring and co-ordination of the speaking examiners’ team. She is also a speaking examiner herself.
More recently, Susanna has completed one of Cambridge English’s best-known advanced teaching qualifications – the DELTA**. A passionate lover of everything to do with languages, Susanna can be found either teaching at the school, or tutoring in Legal English at the University of New Caledonia.
*(Teaching English to speakers of other languages)
** (Diploma of English Language Teaching to Adults)