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The International Franchise Show 2019 is the UK’s leading exhibition for some of the most exciting franchise opportunities both in the UK and overseas. And that’s why Pingu’s English, the global pre-school franchise brand produced in the UK, and now in twenty countries worldwide, will be exhibiting here on the 5 – 6 April 2019!
Considering investing in the multi-billion dollar English language training and kindergarten business overseas? Looking for a multi-unit franchise opportunity? Want to work with an established franchisor with over 100 years of experience?

Then why not visit us on Stand 110 to find out more about our exciting Pingu’s English Master Franchise opportunity that’s already revolutionising the global pre-school education market?!

During the Show, Ms Sarah McAllister, Head of Marketing (New Business) from the Linguaphone Group will be giving a speech in the Master License and International Theatre on the “Top ten tips for entrepreneurs seeking an international Master Franchise”
• Fri 5th April 2019 – 14.45pm to 15.15pm
• Sat 6th April 2019 – 13.15pm to 13.45pm



For more information and to arrange an appointment email or contact us on +44(0)7799 723 218.

Don’t miss the Seminar about “TOP TEN TIPS FOR ENTREPRENEURS SEEKING AN INTERNATIONAL MASTER FRANCHISE” delivered by our Head of Marketing (New Business) Sarah McAllister.

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Do you have a company or entrepreneur in mind that you know is looking for a profitable franchise investment?

Did you know that we offer up to 15% commission if you introduce a potential Master Franchisee that go on to contract with us?

Read here the easy steps to EARN and be REWARDED for introducing us your ambitious friend.


We’d love to hear from you!

Please email so we can provide more information.

Pingu’s English offers Master Franchisees exclusive countrywide rights to our ready-made three-year international kindergarten curriculum, developed in partnership with Kingston University London.



As well as a three-level international English language training (ELT) program for 3 – 8+ years too.

We’re already present in over 20 countries worldwide including China, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brazil, Italy, Lithuania and Saudi Arabia. And we’re now looking to appoint new Master Franchisees in other new international markets, outside of the UK.

As a Pingu’s English Master Franchisee, you can be confident that the system is tried, tested and trusted. And no education experience is necessary to join our global Master Franchise team, as you’ll have access to our world-leading teaching resources as well as full in-market training, and ongoing business development and marketing support.






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    Success Stories


    Pingu’s English, Thailand – Dr. Nipat Ungpakornkaew Master Franchisee

    Brief Timeline Jun 2009: 1st Corporate-Owned Pingu’s English School May 2011: 10th Pingu’s English Unit Franchise Jun 2011: 1st Pingu’s English School Licensing…

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    Pingu’s English Italy – Daniele Arboit, Master Licensee

    Brief Timeline 2012 – Signed contract in June and opened corporately owned centre in Bologna 2013 – Opened 6 Unit Franchises 2014…

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    Pingu’s English Myanmar – Bryan Yen, CEO

    Success story | Pingu’s English Myanmar Pingu’s English Myanmar joined our global network of partners in June 2016 and launched their first…

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    Pingu’s English Brazil – Cesar Lucchesi, Master Licensee

      What was your background before you became a Master Licensee with Pingu’s English? With 12 years of experience in the market,…

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    Success Story: Pingu’s English Palestine

    On the road to success through early education. Palestine launches first unit license operation. Exactly three months after Early Learning Centre Ltd…

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    Pingu’s English Lithuania – Sniežana Daubarien, Master Licensee

    Brief Timeline 2014: First centre opened in Vilnius. Second centre opened in Alytus. 2015: Third centre officially launched in Klaipedia in September.…

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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.

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     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