The Beaumont Partnership, a leading design studio by Tim Beaumont and partners, established the Beaumont Partnership Foundation in 2008 to create change through education in Thailand.
There is a fundamental need in Thailand for quality education to be available at all societal levels. Unfortunately, this is only achievable for some underprivileged families. With basic literacy and education, disadvantaged Thais can reach their development potential and improve the financial position of themselves and their communities. This reason was vital in choosing Chaiyaphum as the location for the school.
Chaiyaphum is one of the poorest provinces in Thailand. Chaiyaphum is in the Isaan region, home to Thailand's ten most impoverished areas.
The Beaumont Partnership acquired the land and subsequently donated this to the Foundation. Corporations, clients, friends and relatives in Thailand, Australia and the UK have been instrumental in developing the school and its sustainable initiatives.
Ruam Pattana School in Chaiyaphum opened in 2013.
The school operates under the Thai Ministry of Education license, and the Foundation is a registered charity in Thailand.