the_education
Sector: Education
Investment Phase: Growth Capital

Learning to Speak
the Same Language

The Education is a consolidated group of 21 previously independent Hakwons, all operating in South Korea, with a particular focus on learning English as a second language face to face. The company currently has over 11,000 students enrolled. Hakwons are for-profit private institutes and academies performing several educational functions:

  • Supplementary education that many children need just to keep up with regular school curriculum.
  • Remedial education for children who fall behind in their work.
  • Training in areas not covered in schools.
  • Preparation for students striving to improve test score and preparing for high school and university entrance examinations.