HOME > About the Organization > Milestones

Milestones

Half a century ago, the Kumon Method was born out of a father’s love for his son

The Kumon Method has remained consistent for over 50 years and has been accepted in many countries despite differences in lifestyle, educational system, and culture.

The History of Kumon:

1955: The first Center using Kumon Math worksheets is opened in Osaka, Japan
1958: Kumon Institute of Education is founded
1962: The first Kumon Center in Tokyo is opened
1974: The first overseas Kumon Center opens in New York, U.S.A.
1977: The first Kumon Center in Brazil is opened
1979: The first Kumon Center in Germany is opened
1982: The first Kumon Center in the Philippines is opened
1983: The first Kumon Center in the UK is opened
1984: The first Kumon Center in Australia is opened
1986: The first Kumon Center in Malaysia is opened
1987: The first Kumon Center in Singapore is opened
1991: The first Kumon Center in Thailand is opened
The first Kumon Center in Indonesia is opened
The first Kumon Center in South Africa is opened
1995: The first Kumon Center in New Zealand is opened
2000: Establishment of Regional Headquarters for five major regions
—Japan, Asia & Oceania, Europe & Africa, North America and South America
2005: The first Kumon Center in India is opened
2007: The first Kumon Center in Vietnam is opened
2008: The first Kumon Center in Greece is opened

Search for a Center

Search for a Kumon Center near you


About
Kumon

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow we at Kumon always have, and always will, place the utmost importance on continuing to learn.

President Kumon Institute of Education Co., Ltd.

Instructors and staff continuously learn from students.

Words of the founder of
Kumon that we value.

Through the Kumon Method, we aim to
foster sound, capable individuals
who can succeed in achieving
their goals in life.

Click here for a detailed
explanation of the secret
behind the Kumon Method.

Click here to read about the essential role of the Instructor for the Kumon Method.

One father’s love for his son gave birth to the Kumon Method of learning.

Kumon has a dream, a dream of world peace brought about by education.

Timeless and borderless, Kumon does its all for each and every individual.

It began with children in Japan and now extends to students all around the world.

Contact Us

more details

Head Office Telephone:
(02)885-0226

9:00AM to 5:30PM
(Monday to Friday)

General Inquiry

Inquiry about enrollment and others

Franchise-related Inquiry

Inquiry about franchise opportunities

Download Enrolment Booklet here

(PDF: 2.7MB)