Linguaphone Group


Direct English language training franchise for adults launches in South Korea thanks to cooperation with the British Chamber of Commerce Korea

Linguaphone Group and ST Unitas, South Korea’s biggest and the most advanced e-learning business group, entered into a partnership to help adults and companies in South Korea to learn English and improve their language skill level more easily, using Direct English’s unique learning system and English language training. Because Direct English is built on a […]


Pingu’s English expansion in Italy: 10 new English centres in September 2016

Ten new Pingu’s English schools to open across North Italy (in Ferrara, Torino, Taranto, Melzo, Rimini, Saronno, Thiene, Carpi, Rivarolo, Savona, and Trento). Daniele Arboit, Master Licence for Pingu’s English Italy reaches 40 schools in less than 4 years. Read more his success story on: http://www.pingusenglish.com/10-new-english-schools-in-italy/  Want to open your own English training business for children? Find […]


Pingu’s English launches new Website

Pingu’s English, the global English language training franchise for children based on the loveable TV character, is delighted to announce the launch of its new and completely transformed website: www.pingusenglish.com  Mobile-optimised and SEO-friendly, this fresh new site is just one part of a total branding overhaul for Pingu’s English, positioning it as the leading children’s […]


Pingu’s English are expanding their global English learning franchise for kids, appointing a new Master Franchisee for Myanmar.

Myamar is on a mission to strengthen its education sector across the country, and the UK’s Linguaphone Group are helping to lead the way with Pingu’s English – their highly successful English learning franchise for kids.     The Burmese Team signing the English School Franchise Agreement with Derek Price, CEO at Linguaphone Group – […]


Rio Olympics 2016: the Importance of the English Language

Rio 2016 will be the first time in Olympic history that a South American country has hosted the Games. The city won its bid in 2009, beating out Chicago, Madrid and Tokyo. Around 10,500 athletes from 206 countries took part in 17 days of the Olympiad, competing across 306 events. Rio 2016 had 70,000 volunteers.The U.S., […]


English for Kids: Pingu’s English announce the exclusive Master Franchisee in Turkey

Franchise in Turkey: Pingu’s English today announced that EFEM EĞİTİM VE DANIŞMANLIK A.Ş., the Turkish company leader in the education for kids, signed the agreement of exclusivity to operate under Pingu’s English brand.  Read more by visiting our Pingu’s English website. Mrs. Sinem Celik, Master Franchisee Pingu’s English Turkey   For all enquiries, please contact: Mrs. […]


Direct English delivers an increasingly valuable franchise teaching business in Ireland.

Linguaphone Group, one of the world’s most effective and well-known English language training providers, is expanding its franchised Direct English teaching business in Ireland. Master Franchisee for Direct English in Ireland, Cork Business School, has now completed its In-country teaching, marketing and business training and confirmed the opening of new Direct English centres across the […]


Pingu’s English Master Franchisee launches seventh English school for China, in Beijing

Pingu’s English is delighted to announce the forthcoming launch of its seventh Pingu’s English school, in China. In less than one year, Pingu’s English has expanded exponentially across mainland China with one centre in Shenyang, one in Shanghai, one in Daqing, one in Tianjin (forthcoming), and now three in Beijing.   As the official Pingu’s […]


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 […]


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 […]