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Linguaphone Group and Cambridge English Language Assessment announce new global collaboration for Direct English

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 3th June 2013 Direct English students will soon be able to receive a formal assessment of their English language ability, thanks to a global agreement announced today by the Linguaphone Group and Cambridge English Language Assessment. Under the deal, participating Direct English language training centers worldwide will be eligible to act as authorised […]


Pingu’s English Indonesia Launch New Advanced Level ‘Jumpers’ English Language Course For Children

  Pingu’s English Indonesia today launched an advanced level ‘Jumpers’ English language course for students of 6-9+ years old. The Pingu’s English advanced level ‘Jumpers’ English language course will provide additional language practice in reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to help students in Indonesia achieve Cambridge English Language Assessment’s Young Learners English: Starters qualification. Pingu’s English Indonesia […]


Lord Risby, UK British Envoy to Algeria and Martyn Roper, British Ambassador to Algeria Inaugurate In-Tuition new Linguaphone Language Training Centre in Oran, Algeria

Immediate release 24 May 2013 Lord Risby, UK British Trade Envoy to Algeria, along with Martyn Roper the British Ambassador to Algeria yesterday officially inaugurated IN-tuition’s latest Linguaphone training centre in Oran. Their new training centre in Algeria’s second biggest city, has a number of well-equipped purpose-built training rooms, computer adaptive placement testing terminals, a […]


Pingu’s English Children’s English Franchise To Open In Nicosia, Cyprus

  Pingu’s English has announced that the next Pingu’s English School to open in Cyprus will be in Nicosia, thanks to a franchise deal agreed today. The agreement was signed between D.P. Taking Care of Education Ltd, the Master Licensee of Pingu’s English for Cyprus, and Ms Lana Kostenko, a local entrepreneur who will launch […]


Pingu’s English Unit Franchising Deal Signed For Medan, Indonesia

Immediate release: 19 March 2013    Pingu’s English Indonesia have just announced another unit licensing deal for their children’s English language program within the territory, this time in the North Sumatra capital city of Medan. The licensing agreement was signed between PT Impact Teaching Center, the Master Franchisee of Pingu’s English for Indonesia, and CV. […]


Pingu’s English language training franchise for young children launches in Kuwait

Pingu’s English Kuwait launched their first English language centre for children this weekend with open days and free trial classes for parents and children.   The enormously popular animated television character Pingu is now in Kuwait, ready to teach pre-schoolers to speak English through Pingu’s English, a unique English language course for young children from […]


Grand Opening Of Pingu’s English Puri Indah, Indonesia Takes Place

  Ms. Jenny Lee (above right), the COO of Pingu’s English Indonesia, cut the ribbon to officially mark the Grand Opening, accompanied by Ms. Stephanie (above left), the Unit Licensee of Pingu’s English Puri Indah The official grand launch of the latest Pingu’s English School for young children of 3-8 years old, took place in […]


Pingu’s English Pre-school Children’s English Language Program Opens For Business in Pekanbaru

  After successfully laying the foundation for growth in Jakarta and Lampung, the latest Pingu’s English school in Indonesia, opened its doors this weekend with a Grand Ceremony, led by Mr. Rafinal Naldi Rasfuldi, the enthusiastic new licensee of Pingu’s English Pekanbaru. The prestigious event was officiated by Mr. Victor Chan, the Chief Executive Officer […]


Direct English and Pingu’s English to exhibit at HKTDC World SME Expo

Immediate release 29 November 2012 The UK-based English language training franchises Pingu’s English and Direct English are coming to the HKTDC World SME Expo next week, to identify exclusive licensed partners for Hong Kong. The Linguaphone Group, a global language training provider from the UK will be exhibiting at the Expo, to promote their Master […]


Linguaphone Group to attend Franchise UAE 2012 to promote Master Franchises and Unit Franchises across MENA region

MMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday 28th November 2012 The Linguaphone Group, a UK-based global language training provider with over 100 years of experience in the language training market, is visiting Franchise UAE next week to promote MENA-wide Master and Unit Franchisee opportunities for their two English language training franchises – Pingu’s English and Direct English. Speaking […]