Disney English is quitting the English education business in China after 12 years, it announced on Monday.
The Walt Disney Company opened its first learning center in Shanghai in October 2008. Designed for the domestic market, its English-immersion classes, featuring storytelling, singing and interactive games, soon became popular.
Disney English has 26 centers across the country, including 10 in Shanghai, and it has attracted more than 100,000 learners aged between 2 and 12.
They suspended operations in January due to the COVID-19 outbreak, offering online classes from March 19 as a temporary measure.
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