About Kumon

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow

We at Kumon always have, and always will, place the utmost importance on continuing to learn.

The Story of Kumon

Our Beginnings

The story of Kumon began when a mother, Teiko Kumon found a maths test paper in her son’s pocket.

Our Philosophy

Give it a try!

Or you will never discover your true potential. Children are born with unlimited potential.

Our Aspirations

Pursuit of Dream

We at Kumon share a dream, a dream of world peace brought about by education.


Potential Magazine

Read our inspiring student stories, useful parenting tips and informative feature articles in this issue of Potential!

Explore our Network

Our Footprint

Kumon is the world’s largest after-school learning programme, with over 4 million students in more than 50 countries and regions.

60 years ago, The Kumon Method of Learning was originated from the love of a father to his son. It is now widespread in 49 countries globally with more than 4 million enrolled students.

The feeling of children toward the Kumon of Learning


How the Kumon Method contributes to children’s dream, let’s find out from the experience of Kumon Completers.

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