Development of the company


  • Setting up of the first groups by managing director Karola Scheer in Herscheid/Germany: English lessons for adults in small groups

1995 – 1999

2000 – 2004

2005 – 2009

  • New teaching concept: Fit for English, for teenagers
  • Construction of the new Mortimer Franchise Headquarters in Herscheid
  • Associated Member of the German Franchise Association
  • Mortimer goes international: New franchisees in Austria, Hungary, Slovakia, in the Czech Republic, Poland, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and  Yemen

2010 – 2014

  • F&C Silver Award 2010 for Above Average in Franchise Partner Satisfaction
  • F&C Gold Award 2013 for Above Average in Franchise Partner Satisfaction
  • Full Member of the German Franchise Association
  • New teaching concepts: Fit for Business English and English for Little Ones, for 1 to 2 year-olds
  • New franchisees in Ukraine, France, the Philippines, Romania, Spain, Bulgaria, Sri Lanka, Colombia, Russia, Poland, Turkey, Malaysia, Morocco, China and Belgium

2015 – 2019

  • New teaching concept: English for Cool Kids, for 8 to 11 year-olds
  • Jubilee: 20 years Mortimer English Club Franchising
  • Rating as top franchisor for education (top 5 in the study of the institute „Deutschlandtest", for the magazine „Focus")
  • New franchisees in Mexico, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, Ecuador, Liechtenstein, Serbia, Latvia, France, Germany, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, Montenegro, Georgia and Turkey

2020 – 2023

  • Development of online teaching concepts for children from the age of 3 up
  • Achived "2 +" in Frachise Partner Satisfaction (on a 6-point scale, with 1 being the best) in the system check of the German Franchise Association
  • Further expansion of online teaching concepts and further material updates
  • New franchisees in Germany, Morocco, Switzerland, Thailand, Israel, Slovakia and Romania

Karola Scheer

„It is dear to my own heart that the English language, which I love so much, is taught in a manner which is as friendly, entertaining and effective as possible. Our success shows that we have chosen the right path.“

Founder and Manager Mortimer English Club

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