What We Do

Japan FlagJapan Schools

Since 1998, we’ve operated franchises and branches nationwide in Japan. Please contact us for further information on how to start a franchise, or to enquire about area master franchise rights.

Mobile App DevelopmentMobile App Development

Our first app for our Happy Valley series will be released in spring 2016. Let our cutting edge developers bring your product to market, and add value to your content. Contact us for more details.


We are an established and successful global publisher, and our pre-school materials are best-sellers in several markets.

Worldwide SchoolsWorldwide Schools

We are a partner in the Caledonian Language School in Edinburgh and are looking for other opportunities worldwide.

We welcome enquiries from anyone interested in study abroad opportunities – franchise or branches – wherever you are located, particularly in the UK, Ireland, the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong or the Philippines.

We are also very interested interested in hearing from potential private language school partners in China, Korea, South East Asia, Russia, Latin America and Europe.

Localization & PublishingLocalization & Publishing

Our team of writers, editors and production staff can localize your ELL content across a range of platforms. We are Asia experts, and work with partners in territories across the region including the major markets of Japan, China, Korea and Hong Kong. We provide writing, editing, illustration, design, packaging, printing, distribution and also offer a unique song writing and recording service to enable you to access the most exciting market in the world. Got a good product? We’ve got a great network. Get in touch.

MEL Brands

Modern English

Our schools ELL Brand.

Happy Valley

Our pre-school ELL brand. Voted by kids in Japan aged under 6 as more popular than Thomas and Friends.

The Phonanimals

Our phonics and graded reader brand.

The Double Deckers

Our adults ELL brand.