Pingu’s English


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. […]