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Burlington English, the global education conglomerate & expert in personalised English language teaching and learning solutions, today announced its launch in India. The launch took place in the presence of legendary cricketer, Mr Kapil Dev. Several Education Leaders from India were also present at the event. Mr Ratnesh Jha, CEO, Southeast Asia & India, Burlington English shared the insights on Burlington’s vision in helping learners, educators and education institutions attain their goals.

Burlington English offers personalised digital and blended learning solutions for schools, adults, and Test Prep segments such as IELTS. It has built its presence in over 40 countries over the last three decades. 1st time in India, Burlington English School, through its K-12 aspirational school programme, will bring forward the multimodal learning ecosystem that will effectively balance knowledge and skill, content and engagement while helping learners, educators, and institutions implement National Education Policy, 2020.

Burlington English also aims to collaborate with schools, institutions, school leaders, and edupreneurs across the country to provide high-quality English language learning material and programmes driven by pedagogy and supported by technology. It addresses the practical realities of 21st-century learners while improving their scope of English in a flexible learning environment.

The event began with a conversation between the guest of honour, Mr Kapil Dev, and Mr Ratnesh Jha, CEO, Southeast Asia and India, Burlington English. During the session, Kapil Dev shared anecdotes of his experience with English and how he mastered it. The event saw a massive attendance across categories that include professionals, students, education leaders, and members from the teaching fraternity.

Educating the audience on what it takes to be a winner and emphasising the need to learn new languages, Mr Kapil Dev said, “In my opinion, English, while being a universal language, is a critical skill. This skill of communication, thinking, and collaboration embedded in English is today at the core of business, trade, technology, and research. I decided to hone my English language skills early in my sporting career to help seamlessly exchange ideas, further refine them with the cricketing world. Today, it is helping in shaping and sharing my thoughts and ideas or enjoying my favourite Jazz Music. This ability of learning has helped me become an avid golfer too. Burlington English is a renowned name globally and has helped school children and adults worldwide become better communicators and accelerate their academic and professional growth. On their India launch, I wish them my best for their journey ahead in helping teachers, students, and professionals become winners with pedagogy-driven English language learning programmes supported by deep technology.”

Mr Ratnesh Jha, CEO, Southeast Asia and India Burlington English, added, “We at Burlington English are proud to launch our presence in India extensively. We expect to offer life-changing experiences to people with the various programmes and offerings that should help candidates in their career and growth. With the kind of technologies we invest in, we aim to make the learning experience enjoyable. While we are incredibly thrilled to have the living legend with us at this event, sharing details of his eventful life and how he mastered English, I am equally excited for our audience, who would leave the event with motivation and tips on how to pursue their dreams and ultimately ‘Be a winner’.”

Expressing his delight, Mr Gurpreet Bakshi, Administrator, St Kabir Public School, Chandigarh, said, “It was a pleasure being a part of the launch of Burlington English in India. Brands such as Burlington English could help the schools empower their students with their language and literary skills. I share their vision and am confident of their progress.”

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