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Pingu to head to Mongolia to appoint new partner for Pingu's English global franchise

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From the igloo-shaped White Rock Centre in Ulaanbaatar, the popular UK-based Pingu’s English pre-school franchise will be in Mongolia this week to meet potential Master Franchise partners at the #InspireMe2019 festival, organised by the British Embassy in Ulaanbaatar.


Pingu’s English is the leading international kindergarten franchise that seeks to get children speaking English fluently before they start school, and much more besides. With a presence in over twenty countries worldwide, this respected international brand is owned by the UK-based Linguaphone Group. Currently taking Asia by storm, Pingu’s English is already present in China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos and Vietnam – with Hong Kong launching soon!

With a young, growing population of over three million, predominantly based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolian parents are increasingly looking for a recognised, fun and effective kindergarten and English language training program for their children. And entrepreneurs here too are now much more likely to turn to international brands to capitalise on new market opportunities.

Appointing a Pingu’s English Master Franchisee for Mongolia

In the coming year, Pingu’s English is looking to appoint a strong, exclusive Master Franchisee for the unique market of Mongolia to join their global Pingu’s English team. Mongolian entrepreneurs do not need to come from the education sector as comprehensive in-country training and first-class business, teaching and marketing support are provided.


Exclusive franchise rights to Pingu’s English in Mongolia will give investors the opportunity to develop branded Pingu’s English schools delivering two premium international programs:-

* A new three-year full time international kindergarten curriculum for young children of 3 – 6 years old. This innovative program is developed in partnership with Kingston University from the UK, a leader in early year’s development and teacher training. This program includes over 3,500 hours of teaching content and daily lesson plans.

* A highly respected four-level international English language training program for children from 3 – 8 years old, helping build a child’s confidence in the English language, as well as providing exam preparation too.



As well as exhibiting at the #InspireMe festival within the British Education Business Dome, Pingu’s English growing international role in the pre-school market will be outlined during a keynote speech given by Mr Mark Simpson, Business Development with the Linguaphone Group. “Benefits of effective English language training (ELT) for the early years: Case study of Pingu’s English – a UK pre-school franchise revolutionising the Asian market” will highlight the huge benefits a quality pre-school English language teaching program can bring to children, the parents and the economy. It will also highlight the significant potential Pingu’s English has for entrepreneurs in Mongolia. Mr Simpson will also participate in a panel discussion on business opportunities in Mongolia, chaired by Venture Education.


Notes to editors: Pingu’s English will be exhibiting at the #InspireMe festival on the 21 September at the White Rock Cenin Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. To schedule appointments between the 19 – 22 September, please email, or phone / text +44 (0)7799 723 218. Direct English is the Group’s nine level English language training program for adults. For more information about franchise opportunities please visit or email

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We at the British Chamber of Commerce worked with Linguaphone Group to find them a new in-market partner for the Korean market. Throughout the engagement we had with Linguaphone Group, we found them to be passionate about education, supremely professional in their approach to business and both responsive and personable in their interactions with ourselves and Korean partners. Korean investors were attracted to the best-in-class program which Linguaphone Group offers, the strong reputation of the company and the heritage with which it is associated. These are qualities that resonate globally.

British Chamber Korea

 Sean Blakeley, BCCK CEO

Our Experience with Pingu’s English has been profitable and positive from the first year. We relied on their professionalism and heritage, their staff is always prompt to assist with the latest trends and ideas on the market. We were looking for a brand who can guarantee us quality and a solid method but at the same time would leave us the freedom and flexibility in order to succeed in our challenging and competitive market like the Italian one. We built Pingu’s English project in Italy by mixing their huge international experience in the English training with our knowledge of the Italian market. All this enabled us to do the right decision for our winning investment. Today we have over 40 Pingu’s English centres and thousands of happy children learning English.

Daniele Arboit

Pingu's English Master Franchisee Italy

From our first training session in London 2009- from the academic side to customer service -we felt confident and well equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to be successful Pingu’s English Master Licensees” At the moment, our services to all 23 networked schools across the country are effectively and efficiently backed by Pingu’s English.  No doubt that we see no limit to expand our business to cover 30,000+ schools in the near future!

Nipat Ungpakornkaew

Pingu's English Master Licensee Thailand

I knew about Pingu’s English School through a friend. After research about the school, I decided to enroll my daughter and it was one of the best things I could do to her. She loves studying at Pingu’s English and she cannot wait to the day of the class. I also love Pingu's English School, because there she learns by playing and I can see her progress day by day.

Léia Rodrigues

Pingu's English Student's mother / Brazil

Now she is studying at Pingu’s English School, my daughter only wants to talk to me in English and she is always singing the songs.

Cristiane Doimo

Pingu's English Student's mother /Brazil

Regarding the teaching method they use a figurative storytelling way of starting the lesson,  trying hard to involve the child and make the them curious about the situation. Tom is very happy to go to Pingu’s English because he perceives the School as a playful moment and not just as a learning moment while at the same time he is learning a new language


Pingu's English Student's Mother /Italy

We love Pingu’s English School because the school gives my son the opportunity to learn and develop different skills, especially English skills. He is excited every time to go to school and is always happy when he comes home.

Sapavoot Preedawipart

Pingu's English Student's Mother/ Thailand

Pingu’s English School is not just a school; it is as a second home for my kid. I like it when I see my kid growing and learning in a friendly and safe atmosphere. Most of all, I can see a lot of improvement in his English listening and speaking skills

Piyatida Tudteam

Pingu's English Student's Mother/Thailand

I have being running my own school for 15 years. When I met Pingu’s English, it was love at first sight. Now I am offering the best English Course available to my students and they are loving it as well as their parents. Thank you Pingu’s English!

Giedre Paula

Pingu’s English Unit Franchisee in State of Mato Grosso do Sul

Brazil is a huge Market and the preschool english education industry is growing very fast. All our franchisees are happy with the Pingu’s English methodology as well as the operational manuals Liguaphone offers to Unit Licensees. They feel very well assisted.

Ronaldo Vieira

Pingu's English Master Franchisee in State of Sao Paulo

Abbas always tells me that Pingu's English is the most fun he has all day. I am very glad that this place makes him feel that way and noticeably develop his language skills too


Pingu's English Student's Father/Bahrain

Our students are very enthusiastic in studying at Pingu’s English. They always tell us how much fun and how much they learn here. Parents also keep saying how proud they are with the knowledge and improvements their children are making.

Willian Veloso Rocha

Pingu’s English Unit Franchisee in State of São Paulo