A Message from the Founder

Shane English School is a world leader in the provision of high-quality English Language instruction, enhanced by its wide range of ancillary services and products.

With school locations around the globe, including the United Kingdom, Poland, Taiwan, China, Vietnam, Algeria, Thailand, Indonesia, Korea, and Portugal, Shane English School is proud of its commitment to educational excellence.  A trusted brand recognised around the world, Shane English School is a company with a passion for providing the highest quality English lessons available.

In addition to providing a full range of courses to meet the student’s every need, Shane English School pioneers particularly in early learners’ education, and we boast a fully functioning kindergarten program which prepares students for rigorous education systems.

Shane English School is a member of the Saxoncourt Group.  As such, Shane English School Master Franchisors will have access to the provision of recognised and accredited teacher training courses, the recruitment of formally qualified and experienced teachers and management level professionals, study abroad and overseas work experience programmes for students, and the development, production and distribution of innovative teaching materials.

Shane English School welcomes enquiries from potential franchisors wishing to establish Shane English Schools in new territories around the world.  Our doors are always open.  Please feel free to contact us with an initial inquiry or download our brochure to learn more about what sets Shane English School apart from its competitors.

We hope you enjoy your visit to our site and please take your time exploring the following pages.  I am sure you will agree that owning and operating your own Shane English School Master Franchise will be both a successful and fulfilling venture.

Shane Lipscombe

Shane English School

Shane Lipscombe

Who is Shane Lipscombe?

  • born in Kent, England in 1954
  • moved to Cornwall, England at age 6
  • moved to New Zealand at age 15
  • studied Accounting, Economics, and Business Law at Auckland University
  • moved to Japan in 1976
  • opened first Shane English School in Chiba, Japan in 1977