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Pingu’s English children’s English franchise from the Linguaphone Group arrives in Palestine

Tuesday 3 November 2015 Young children across Palestine will now have the opportunity to develop first-class English language skills, with the arrival of the global pre-school English language training program, Pingu’s English.   The UK-based Linguaphone Group have granted their exclusive Pingu’s English Master Franchise for Palestine to Early Learning Centre Ltd, based in Ramallah. […]


Direct English language training franchise for adults launches in Oman

Wednesday 7 October 2015 Direct English language training franchise for adults launches in Oman In the presence of Michael Head, Deputy Director of UK Trade and Investment in Oman, the Linguaphone Group’s first Direct English language training center for adults in Oman has been launched in Muscat.   Thanks to an exclusive Master Franchise partnership […]


Fifth Pingu’s English Centre to open in Limassol

Pingu’s English Cyprus has announced that a fifth centre will open in Limassol in September 2015. The agreement was signed between D.P. Taking Care of Education Ltd, the Master Licensee of Pingu’s English for Cyprus, and Ms Katerina Photiou, owner of “Katherine’s School of English” a local language school in Limassol. Pingu’s English is a […]


Direct English Master Franchisee signed for Bulgaria

Linguaphone Group, the global language training provider based in the UK, has today announced that Alexander Training Center based in Sofia, have been granted the exclusive Master Franchise rights to develop their English language training program for adults, Direct English across Bulgaria. Alexander Training Center already has more than fifteen years’ experience in the Bulgarian […]


Linguaphone Group seek Master Franchisees at Middle East Franchise Expo (MENAFA) 2015

Linguaphone Group, the UK-based global language training provider known for the international English language training brands of Linguaphone, Direct English and Pingu’s English, will be attending MENAFA’s 2015 Middle East Franchise Expo this October. With over 100 years of experience in the language training market, the Group has a presence through a network of franchise […]


Linguaphone Group Announces Partnership with Kingston University to Develop International Pingu’s English Curriculum

  Linguaphone Group, an international global language training provider with an extensive network of licensed partners across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has today announced an important collaboration with Kingston University’s School of Education to design and develop an international curriculum for young children which will work alongside the Group’s existing licensed Pingu’s […]


Linguaphone Group announce appointment of Grupo Prepara as Master Franchisee for Pingu’s English across Brazil

Rogerio Gabriel, CEO, Grupo Prepara Pingu’s English, the global children’s English language training franchise from the UK-based Linguaphone Group, today announced that Grupo Prepara, one of the largest education and training franchises in Brazil will act as their exclusive Pingu’s English Master Franchisee. Grupo Prepara is one of the largest and well-established education and training […]


Bringing Louis Alexander’s Legacy to China with Direct English

Interview with Emmeline Meade, New Business Manager for LG & DE Ltd, an international education company who specialise in English Language training for adults and children. Emmeline Meade is the New Business Manager, at LG & DE Ltd who will be exhibiting at the forthcoming China Franchise Show in Beijing with Direct English, and English […]


Pingu’s English Master Franchisee for China announces launch of first two Pingu’s English centres in Beijing and Shenyang

Following the recent appointment of My Gym China as the exclusive Master Franchisee for their children’s English language franchise, Pingu’s English across China, the Linguaphone Group are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the first two new Pingu’s English centres in Beijing, and Shenyang, located in north-east of China. As the official Pingu’s English […]


Direct English to attend the China Franchise Expo 2015 in Beijing

Emmeline Meade, New Business Manager and Plamena Kostova, Marketing Executive with the Linguaphone Group will be representing the Direct English brand at the China Franchise Expo, which will take place in Beijing on 16-18th May 2015. The Linguaphone Group recently announced the launch of their children’s program Pingu’s English in China. They will now be […]