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 materials.
In addition to developing their English language skills, Pingu’s English provides valuable lessons in socialization, numeracy and computer skills through a fun and engaging syllabus. Already a well-loved character with children all over the world, Pingu’s English has proved just as popular with the kids in Palestine, interacting with his adventures through a range of resources that include online games, books and flashcards.
A Palestinian young learner having fun at Pingu’s English in Ramallah.
Learning Maths and numbers in English with the aid of a computer.
Playing with Pingu’s English Flashcards, children reinforce word recognition by presenting the key vocabulary learned in the DVD, while learning and socializing.
Mrs. Wesam Dalba Salhi, Pingu’s English Master Franchisee for Palestine commented “We are delighted to welcome the esteemed Montessori School to Pingu’s English Palestine, after an agreement with Early Learning Center to work as Sub Unit Franchise in Ramallah and Al Bireh cities. Parents are giving their children the opportunity to really enjoy being immersed in a foreign language and get motivated to learn.”
Mrs Dalba Salhi is encouraging other Schools in Palestine to run Pingu’s English classes and pointing to the success of the “Palestinian American School”, located in Al Bireh city and well known for its high standards, which has already successfully included Pingu’s English program. “This opens up new opportunities and possibilities to early child education in Palestine. Pingu’s English makes English fun to teach and fun to learn. Learning a new language promotes the cognitive development of the children and boosts self-confidence, with lots of fun and motivation. Everyone has a better time here. ”
Palestinians in general place great importance on education. Not only as a means to increase employability and standards of living but also as part of the Palestinian culture. Through the work of Early Learning Centre and Pingu’s English, young Palestinians have access to learning opportunities that transform lives, building foundations for a brighter future.
According to Palestinian Central Bureau of Statistics, 3,220 Kindergartens were operating throughout the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip in 2015, providing enterprising educators with huge scope for investment in the education and development in Palestine.
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Notes to editors:
- Early Learning Center Co. Ltd (ELC) is located in the center of Ramallah, one of the most wonderful cities of Palestine and a pivotal academic and economic hub. As the Master Franchisee of Pingu’s English for Palestine ELC are looking forward to leading the early learning sector in Palestine especially in the area of English language learning with Pingu’s English.
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- Pingu’s English offers an array of creative learning activities and exercises using high quality, multimedia materials and teaching resources for early education. Each student will take advantage of DVDs, study books, song and story books with CDs plus interactive online learning materials developed by leading English language and child education specialists. Students will also use an activity pack which includes supplementary materials such as character figurines, coloring materials and friezes. There are also extensive teaching resources to assist teachers with each child’s learning and development.
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