2 Sept 2019, London — Kaplan, the global education company, has announced that its language travel business, Kapan International English, has been renamed as Kaplan International Languages to reflect the growing number of languages it offers courses in.
With Kaplan’s recent acquisition of Alpadia Language Schools, Kaplan has added French and German to its comprehensive portfolio of English language courses. Kaplan has also agreed a strategic partnership with leading language school Enforex to offer Spanish language courses.
In addition to its 36 English language schools in the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, Kaplan now offers French courses in Montreux and Lyon, German in Berlin and Freiburg, and Spanish in Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia and Malaga.
David Fougere, chief operating officer of Kaplan International Languages, said: “By adding new languages to our portfolio we are providing our partners with expanded opportunities for growth. With Alpadia and Enforex, we have ensured that our new language programmes reflect the high standards of quality that Kaplan is known for.”
About Kaplan International Languages
Kaplan International Languages is one of the largest language travel companies worldwide, helping students enrich their lives and careers through language education. Kaplan’s 36 English language schools in the U.K., U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and Ireland teach almost 40,000 students from over 150 countries.
Kaplan’s recently acquired ESL business is the largest European language agency with 46 offices across 11 countries offering an unrivalled portfolio of languages, destinations and programs and working with over 250 schools worldwide.
Kaplan’s Alpadia language education group encourages language development through immersion with four all-year round schools in Switzerland, Germany and France teaching French and German, and 14 summer camps offering English, French, German and Italian summer courses for juniors and teens in top European destinations. Kaplan offers Spanish language in four Spanish cities through its partnership with Enforex
KIE is part of Kaplan Inc., a diversified global education company providing education services with revenues of USD$ 1.45 billion. Established over 80 years ago, Kaplan is owned by Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), formerly The Washington Post Company.