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Why Hideto Furuoka Started Gakken Classroom

The founder, Hideto Furuoka sums up his vision and values as follows:

Gakken started as a book publisher. However, it later dawned on Hideto Furuoka that the role of a publisher does not end at the point when a book is sold. To him, a publisher has a responsibility to ensure his publications are put into good use. That's why Gakken Classroom was founded to help teachers, children and parents build stronger bonds through learning.




Today, Furuoka's passions for education lives on in Japan and is growing around the world.                                              




Hideto Furuoka
Founder of Gakken









Our Philosophy

In order to instil the joy of learning in children, we design learning plan to fit each child's potential. That's because the progress a child makes through self-initiated learning helps build self-confidence - an important trait for future success in life.

Gakken Classroom creates an environment conducive to growth and development. We provide guidance to help children learn Maths and Science according to their individual abilities and progress.