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Developing self-learning ability

Kumon defines self-learning as the ability to set goals and solve unfamiliar and challenging tasks independently. With the Kumon Method, students progress on their own without being specifically taught.

Students experience joy and satisfaction from achieving something on their own

In helping students develop their academic abilities, the most important thing is that they enjoy their study. By obtaining a perfect score at their “just right” level, children can experience joy and satisfaction that result from being able to achieve something on their own.

Worksheets are always completed by the student independently

With the Kumon Method, it is extremely important that worksheets are always completed by the students independently. The desire to take on a new challenge is fostered in students, because they feel a sense of accomplishment in their study.

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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.

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explanation of the secret
behind the Kumon Method.

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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.

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