History

1975~1986
1975 January
The founder opened Jong-am Class
1976 July
Korea Gongmoon Math Center opened
1986 December
Daekyo Co., Ltd. founded
1987~1991
1987 September
Daekyo membership exceeded the 100,000 mark
1989 July
Daekyo held the first Math Olympiad for Children
1991 February
Daekyo membership exceeded the 500,000 mark
August
L.A.-based Daekyo America founded
1992~1995
1992 January
Daekyo Culture Foundation established
1993 June
Daekyo membership surpassed the one million mark
October
Noonnoppi Awards for Children’s Books established
1995 December
Daekyo moved to Noonnoppi Boramae Center, the new headquarters building
1996~2000
1997 March
  • Daekyo Hongkong Inc. founded
  • Noonnoppi Women’s Badminton Team formed
May
Daekyo Canada founded
1999 June
Noonnoppi membership surpasses the two million mark
2000 January
Singapore franchise opened
June
Noonnoppi Love Team created
November
New Zealand franchise opened
1996~2000
2002 February
UK franchise opened
July
Australia franchise opened
September
Sobics, a brand for infants/toddlers, developed
October
Beijing Daekyo Skills Learning Co., Ltd. established
November
Kangaroos women’s soccer team formed
December
Philippine franchise opened
2003 April
  • E. nopi, Daekyo’s overseas brand, launched
  • Hawail franchise opened
May
Soluny (English language forum/reading forum) launched
June
Malaysia franchise opened
August
Shanghai & Daekyo Consulting Co., Ltd. established
September
Tianjin office of Shanghai & Daekyo Consulting Co., Ltd. opened
October
Indonesia franchise opened
2004 February
Daekyo listed on the Korea Stock Exchange
June
Sobics Headquarters launched
2005 May
Chairman Young-joong Kang assumed Chairman-ship of Badminton World Federation
September
CAIHONG Chinese launched
2006~2010
2006 July
  • Daekyo celebrates 30th anniversary
  • Fermatedu Co., Ltd. acquired
2007 January
Daekyo, selected as official Korean administrator of Chinese Test for Young Learners (YCT)
February
Daejeon Noonnoppi Center opened
June
Established the Bongam Institute, an educational foundation
July
Opened the first Noonnoppi Learning Center
August
Opened the Daekyo Vietnam (Franchise)
October
Grand Opening of Daekyo HRD Center
2008 May
Daekyo honored for 5th straight year at 2008 Korea Consumers’ Most Trusted Corporation Awards, held by Korea Consumers Forum
November
Daekyo honored at 16th Customer Satisfaction Management Awards, by Korea Management Association Consulting
December
Contract for Dream Start program signed with Ministry of Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs
2009 February
Educational R&D Institute opens Daekyo Counseling Center
2010 July
Chairman Young-Joong Kang published autobiography, "Life is learning.“
2011~Present
2011 January
Received the 2011 Consumers’ Choice Award for Best Advertisement.
April
Established and awarded the first Self-directed Learning Scholarship.
June
Signed the introduction of smart mobile with SK telecom.
2012 January
Recognized as the first CCMS-accredited company in the education service sector.
February
Creative first-hand learning service “Dream Mentor” launched
July
  • Launched publishing brand for preschoolers and school children “Ggumdal.”
  • Global brand “E.nopi” rebranded as “Eye Level.”
November
Received 2012 Company and Youth Grand Prize in the CSR Festival of Korea with its Noonnoppi Dream Project.
2013 March
300th Daekyo Firstclass opened
April
Recognized as an high-performing customer call center in the education sector by KSQI for six consecutive years.
May
Received the 2013 Transparent Accounting Awards.
July
Changed the CI of Daekyo Group and declared its vision.
August
Daekyo Eye Level School in Kenya, Africa opened.
October
  • Noonnoppi BI changed.
  • 600th Noonnoppi Learning Center opened.
2014 January
  • Received Korea Customer Satisfaction Management Awards for five years in a row.
May
  • Chairman Young-Joong Kang appointed as the Honorary Vice-President of BWF.
September
  • Signboard hanging ceremony of ‘Caihong Confucius Institute’ held.
2015 August
  • 700th Noonnoppi Learning Center opened.
  • Daekyo India founded.
October
  • Daekyo UK founded.
November
  • Daekyo Eye Level School in Vietnam opened.
2016 January
  • Received the Parents’ Choice Brand Awards for eleven consecutive years.
February
  • Recognized as the Most Admired Company for six consecutive years.
March
  • Noonnoppi recognized as no.1 in Korea Brand Power Index for 18 years in a row.
July
  • Daekyo celebrates 40th anniversary.
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