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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 language training franchise announce further growth across Egypt

  The Arabian Company for Development and Project Management, Direct English Master Franchisee for Egypt, who has been running adult English language training centres with the Linguaphone Group since 2007, today announced four more Direct English training centers will open across Egypt in the coming year. The first will be a dedicated and prestigious center in Al Rehab City, Greater Cairo […]


Pingu’s English Franchise Announces Further Expansion Across Italy

  Pingu’s English Italy today announced further expansion of their successful pre-school English learning franchise, bringing their current network to thirty Pingu’s English Schools across the country.   Pingu’s English is a three-level language course for 3-8 year olds from the UK-based Linguaphone Group, already transforming the way that children learn English in over twenty countries […]


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 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 […]


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. […]