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Linguaphone Group appoints Glolink Education Inc. as a Master Licensee for Pingu’s English language program in South Korea

Linguaphone Group are pleased to announce the appointment of a new partner for Pingu’s English in South Korea. GloLink Education Inc. was established in 1996 as a company specialised in Junior English Education. The company created the GloLink STAR System, the 4th generation education methodology, to improve domestically taught English skills to the international level. […]


Direct English arrives in Italy: 10 locations, business and private course offerings, and a plan for expanding throughout the country

The launch of the www.directenglish.it website kicks off a communication plan featuring a 300,000 Euro investment in advertising and an online brand presence across the leading social networks. The summer sales promotion begins: up to nine weeks of free English lessons for all new enrollees. Direct English, the brand specialized in providing English language courses for […]


Pingu’s English Franchise Opens in Seef Mall, Bahrain

Pingu’s English young learners English language franchise opens in Bahrain, in presence of the British Ambassador to Bahrain Mr Iain Lindsay, his wife Mrs Bridget Lindsay – and Pingu™ also made an appearance. At the prestigious launch of Pingu’s English in the Seef Mall, British Ambassador to Bahrain Mr Iain Lindsay welcomed the UK franchise […]


Direct English language training program for adults is now available in Abu Dhabi – UAE

Direct English is now available in Abu Dhabi UAE, following a prestigious launch event that took place on the 1st of May in the presence of Mrs. Frances Moffett, UAE Director of Trade at the British Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Expression Training Institute and in affiliation with Direct English – Linguaphone Group, a world leading […]


Linguaphone Group Looking To Appoint New Master Franchisees Across Asia & North America

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 visiting a number of exhibitions this spring as part of their plan to increase their already growing network Master Franchisees worldwide. Mid-February will see the Group travel to the International […]


Pingu’s English Arrives In Pakistan

Children across Pakistan will soon have the opportunity to develop their English language skills with Pingu, thanks to a new, exclusive franchise deal announced today by the Linguaphone Group and Eureka Global Education. The Linguaphone Group, a global language training provider based in the UK, have granted Eureka Global Education the exclusive license to represent […]


Pingu’s English pre-school English language franchise opens in Lithuania, in presence of British Ambassador

At the prestigious launch of Pingu’s English in Vilnius yesterday, Mr David Hunt, British Ambassador to Lithuania, welcomed the UK-franchise from the Linguaphone Group to the country, and congratulated Prima Educatio Ltd on their appointment as the exclusive Master Franchise for Pingu’s English across Lithuania. Pingu’s English Lithuania opened their doors to their flagship Pingu’s […]


Linguaphone Group Announce Master Franchise Partnership for Direct English Across Morocco

Immediate release: Tuesday 17th December 2013 LINGUAPHONE GROUP ANNOUNCE MASTER FRANCHISE PARTNERSHIP FOR DIRECT ENGLISH ACROSS MOROCCO Linguaphone Group, the global language training provider from the UK, has today announced that International Education and Training Services (IETS) has been granted the exclusive Master Franchise rights to develop the Group’s international language training brands, Direct English […]


Linguaphone Group relaunches Direct English training program franchise for adults in Indonesia

Immediate release: 12 December 2013 The Linguaphone Group’s world-renowned English language program for adults, Direct English, was relaunched yesterday in Indonesia by PT. Direct Language Solutions (DLS), the new Master Franchisee of Direct English. In the presence of Ms Rebecca Razavi, Deputy Head of Mission and Consul General for Indonesia and Timor Leste at the British […]


Direct English language training program for adults launches in Sudan

Immediate release – Wednesday 11th December 2013 In the presence of Dr Peter Tibber, British Ambassador to Sudan, the Linguaphone Group’s Direct English language training center for adults was launched yesterday in Khartoum, in partnership with their new Master Franchisee for Sudan, International Center for Quality (ICQ). ICQ is a leading management consultancy that has […]