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

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 Centre, the Master Franchisee of Pingu’s English for Indonesia, and CV. Mulya Abadi, the enthusiastic local entrepreneur who will launch the eighth centre for Pingu’s English in Indonesia in June 2013. The centre will also be the third one located outside Jakarta.

Commenting on the deal, Ms. Mulyanti, President of CV. Mulya Abadi said:

“There is no doubt of the wide range of benefits to children acquiring proficiency in the English language at an early age. I am genuinely excited to be investing in the Pingu’s English program, and giving the children of Medan the unique opportunity to learn English through this fun-filled and effective course.”

Pingu’s English is a three-level language course based on the popular children’s character, Pingu™. Transforming the way that young children learn English, the unique methodology uses a wide variety of imaginative activities and multimedia resources to teach children of 3-8+ years the vital skill of communicating in English.

Pingu’s English is developed by the Linguaphone Group, one of the best language training providers in the world. The Pingu brand is owned by HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading children’s entertainment producers and rights-owners and division of Fisher-Price.

For more information on opening your own Pingu’s English School in Indonesia, please visit


Notes to editors

1. For all media and licensing enquiries regarding Pingu’s English in Indonesia, please contact:

Mr. Tinto Bayuardi, Business Development Manager Email:

2. The current presence of Pingu’s English across Indonesia is as follows:

Pingu’s English Indonesia Flagship School Pingu’s English School Mall of Indonesia, 2nd Floor/ F4, Kelapa Gading Phone. (021) 4586 7916 Fax. (021) 4586 7926 Email:

Pingu’s English School Lampung Perumahan Villa Citra I RA 3 -4 Jl. P Antasari Bandar Lampung Phone. (0721) 255798 Fax. (0721) 255779 E-mail:

Pingu’s English Bintaro Bintaro Utama Sektor 9 Jl. Kasuari Blok HB 1 No 12A Tangerang 15224 Phone. (021) 7458080 E-mail:

Pingu’s English School Pekanbaru Mega Asri Green Office Jl. Arifin Achmad Blok 9-10 Pekanbaru, Riau Phone. (0761) 8415416 E-mail:

Pingu’s English School PIK Ruko Centro Broadway Blok A 50 Jl. Pantai Indah Kapuk Utara 2 Pantai Indah Kapuk Phone. (021) 30010233 E-mail:

Pingu’s English School Puri Indah Ruko Puri Sentra Niaga Blok T4/18 Puri Indah Phone. (021) 9892 9297, (021) 5803900 Fax. (021) 5804090 E-mail:

Pingu’s English School Gading Serpong Ruko Golden 8 Blok E No. 32 33Gading Serpong Tangerang Phone. (021)29238904 E-mail:

3. Pingu’s English offers an array of creative learning activities and exercises using high quality, multimedia materials and teaching resources. Each student will take advantage of DVDs, study books, song and story books with CDs plus interactive online learning materials developed by leading English language and child education specialists. Students will also use an activity pack which includes supplementary materials such as character figurines, coloring materials and friezes. There are also extensive teaching resources to assist teachers with each child’s learning and development.

Designed for use within Pingu’s English schools, kindergartens and also by parents and children at home, this innovative course is exclusive to the Linguaphone Group, a UK-based global language training provider. The Pingu brand is owned by HIT Entertainment, one of the world’s leading children’s entertainment producers and rights owners.

4. The Linguaphone Group is a world-leading provider of language training solutions, operating under the internationally recognised Linguaphone, Direct English and Pingu’s English brand names. With over 109 years of experience, the Group has an extensive network of franchised partners across Asia, Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The Group has also helped millions of people learn a new language through their wide-ranging portfolio of self-study products sold in over 60 countries. Master Franchise opportunities are available for our English language programmes worldwide. Please call +44 (0)20 8687 6104, email or visit

5. About HIT Entertainment. HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading children’s entertainment producers and rights owners. HIT Entertainment is a division of Fisher-Price. HIT’s portfolio includes properties, such as Thomas & Friends®, Barney®, Bob the Builder®, Fireman Sam®, Angelina Ballerina®, Mike the Knight™, Pingu® and Rainbow Magic®. Launched in 1989, HIT’s lines of business span television and video production, content distribution, publishing, consumer products licensing, digital media, and live events and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. For more information, visit To download artwork, please visit


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