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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 […]


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. […]


Can we reduce the risk of dementia in later life? Latest research reveals the great power of bilingualism

Recent studies have shown that dementia appears up to five years later in people who speak more than one language. In fact, Professor Carol Brayne, a leading dementia expert at the University of Cambridge, explains that higher levels of education appear to protect people against developing dementia. In fact research suggests that around 30 per cent of cases in Britain […]


Pingu’s English language training franchise from the UK to arrive in Japan

Immediate release: 15 February 2016 Pingu’s English (UK) today announced further expansion of their global pre-school English training franchise, with the appointment of a new Master Franchisee for their successful pre-school English language training program across Japan. Japan is currently the third largest economy in the world, behind China and US, with a total population of […]


Direct English Confirms Further Expansion of Franchise Across Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

  The Master Franchisee for Direct English in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has today confirmed recent new openings of centers across the Kingdom, with further plans to open more during 2016. Direct English is nine-level English language training system, which delivers world-class English language training for all abilities and all purposes. Direct English […]


Does knowing a second language really broaden your mental horizons?

By Sarah McAllister, Head of Marketing (New Business), Linguaphone Group If life today had to be described by one term, hyper-communication would be it. Technological innovation has been the primary medium by which we’ve got to this stage, but the focus and result of it all seems pretty much entirely information-based and communication-orientated. Bilingualism was […]