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The Linguaphone Group is a world leading global language training provider, with over 110 years of experience in the language training market. Through a global network of Master Franchisees, we deliver a first-class range of English language training programs for children and adults alike, under the internationally recognised Pingu's English, Linguaphone and Direct English brand names.

Please find below the latest news from our Pingu's English and Direct English franchise partners.  Recent franchise news includes launches of Pingu’s English and Direct English in new countries, as well as regular updates here on new companies, investors and entrepreneurs joining our ever-growing Linguaphone Group franchise network.

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How to make the Most of your child’s Summer Camp

Summer camps for kids aren’t just enormous. The camp experience is widely recognized by child development professionals as valuable in helping children mature socially, emotionally, intellectually, morally, and physically. These informal summer camp schools are a special place to learn. Kids who find it difficult to learn in a formal setting will often succeed at […]


Success for Pingu’s English language training is spreading across Thailand: a brand new 5th Centre in Phuket

On the 5th of May 2016, a fifth branch of the famous Pingu’s English language training franchise opened at a kindergarten in Thailand. In the hearth of Phuket in southern Thailand, Mr. Derek Price, CEO of Linguaphone Group and Dr. Nipat Ungpakornkaew, the Master Licensee of Pingu’s English Thailand, were invited by head teacher Miss […]


English language training franchise for children: Official Launch in Palestine with a Graduation Ceremony

Pingu’s English, the breakthrough English language training franchise for children based on the loveable TV character, launched in Palestine on Wednesday 28th April 2016 at the Grand Park Hotel in Ramallah. Pingu’s English Master Licensee, Wisam Dalbah, hosted a spectacular event attended by representatives from the Ministry of Education and Higher Education for the State […]


3 Essential steps to growing your English Certified training business

Finding the most effective English Certified training course is invaluable for any international company. With so many options to choose from the risks are high, but so are the opportunities for investing in a successful English training franchise. Choosing the right English course provider, or franchise to own, can be daunting. The unregulated nature of […]


8 Questions to Jordan Andonov : Master License for Direct English Bulgaria

INTERVIEW   Direct English Bulgaria signed their agreement in late 2015 and opened their first successful education franchise and dedicated training center in Sofia last January. Let’s discover the exciting experiences and challenges they faced in starting a new education franchise after signing a franchising agreement:   1. Tell us more about the history of Alexander […]


Times Higher Education names Kingston University one of the globe’s top 150 young universities.

Linguaphone Group congratulates Kingston University for their International achievement. Linguaphone Group has developed an extensive working relationship with Kingston University, just ranked by Times Higher Education in their 150 under-50 listing. In fact, in May 2015, the Group announced plans to collaborate with the University’s School of Education to develop an international curriculum for young children […]


Pingu’s English Thailand: English training franchise by invitation of the Ministry of Education

  Pingu’s English Thailand has been officially invited by the Ministry of Education to exhibit at the 44th National Book Fair and 14th Bangkok International Book Fair 2016 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center from 30th March to 3rd April 2016. A great achievement, as the invitation officially endorses Pingu’s English to all public schools […]


Success Story: Pingu’s English Palestine

On the road to success through early education. Palestine launches first unit license operation. Exactly three months after Early Learning Centre Ltd became the Pingu’s English Master Licensee for Palestine, Mrs. Wesam Dalba Salhi has announced that their first unit licensee children have already started to enjoy learning through Pingu’s English engaging methodology and learning […]


English Training: 9 Franchise Benefits that will lead your Business Nationwide

Discover the unique Franchise Benefits in the Education Business. by Debora Mondella, International Brand Manager, Linguaphone Group   If you are already in the franchise business or are exploring new business ideas, you will find it useful to analyze the franchise benefits you will receive in terms of financial, marketing and sales support with Direct English. […]