菁英國際文教集團(ELITE International Education Group)成立於1997年，企業總部設立於台灣台北市。在創辦人蔣興強董事長的領導之下，目前事業規模除了台灣之外，更跨足中國大陸、美國與日本。本集團核心業務為日用英日語言教學、專業語言證照備考服務、國際教育交流相關事業，以及教材出版。本集團致力於發展專業優質的語言學習環境，除了核心傳統教室教學以外，尚結合了數位化與資訊化的學習與管理體系，並延攬全球優秀頂尖的師資團隊，主要服務客戶為高中職、大專學生及社會專業白領。
- 書籍教材出版：英語和日語專業教材出版，更與全球知名出版社培生教育集團、Live ABC、敦煌書局、權威媒體 CNN、National Geographic等共同合作出版專業英文教材。
ELITE International Education Group Profile
Based in Taiwan, with a Global Perspective
Founded in 1997, ELITE International Education Group is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. Under the leadership of founder and Chairman Alan Chiang , the ELITE Group has expanded its operations beyond Taiwan’s borders to China, the United States of America and Japan. The core purview of these operations consists of language education in practical English and Japanese for professional, academic and test purposes, as well as facilitating international educational and cultural exchange, and publishing educational materials and content. In addition to ELITE’s core strengths in offering the highest quality classroom language learning environments, delivered by a world-class, highly-qualified teaching team, ELITE Group is also committed to providing the latest information technology learning resources and class management systems, principally catering to students at the senior high school, university and professional levels.
For its commitment to maintaining the highest standards of management, human resources development, educational quality, and performance monitoring, ELITE Group has been awarded the Certificate of Talent Quality-Management System bronze level from the Taiwan Ministry of Labor. Highly regarded in Taiwan as the premier adult language educational group, the Taiwan Government has also expressed its appreciation of ELITE’s contribution to education.
ELITE International Education Group’s Business Structure and Brand
ELITE International Education Services is a limited liability shareholder company that incorporates under its business structure the well-established and long-standing chain of language institutes known as ELITE English Language Institute of Testing and Education and Shi Ki Nihongo. With more than twenty years of business development, ELITE has 11 branches stretching the length of Taiwan, from Kaohsiung to Taipei, and employs more than 200 staff, including a team specifically dedicated to educational development and furthering ELITE’s already significant and positive impact on the education industry in Taiwan. With several hundred professional Taiwanese and foreign teachers delivering high quality English and Japanese instruction, ELITE also publishes educational textbooks and materials in-house, and has developed a digital language learning device known as the i-Pen for use in conjunction with those materials. Working in partnership with ETS and the British Council, ELITE offers accredited testing centers, keeping ahead of the latest testing developments and technologies.
The ELITE Group also incorporates the overseas study agency GoGo Study, with agents offering students tailored information services and packages for studying in Europe, the USA and Japan. In addition, GoGo Study’s Tokyo representative office has established a student residence to meet ELITE’s overseas students’ needs.
In keeping with the trends of digital learning technologies gaining prominence in education, in 2015 the ELITE Group established ELITE Digital Education Co. Ltd . This organization is aimed at facilitating the use of digital learning technologies in the classroom, as well as offering students a 24-hour digital learning space. ELITE Digital Education Co. Ltd provides the latest in online instruction, social media integration, e-learning software, and smartphone applications, through which students can gain unlimited access to professional language teaching, testing and course administration services from the convenience of their own smartphones or computers. The digital e-learning packages on offer give students the chance to get personalized and in-depth feedback on their performance, assisting them to maximize their productive study time. Through its collaboration with world-renowned publishers such as Pearson Education, ELITE Digital Education Co. Ltd is also able to offer the highest level of professional quality e-learning resources to Taiwan’s high schools, technical colleges and universities.
Starting in 2016, ELITE Group began investing in the development of the Dansummit e-Mentor learning platform in Silicon Valley, California and Boston, Massachusetts in the USA, and Beijing, Shanghai, Xi’an and Hangzhou in China. This cloud-computing-based, online English tutoring platform pairs top American tutors with Chinese school-age students, providing students with the chance to receive top-class American education, participate in cultural exchange and form close bonds with American peers, without having to leave China. Already proving a massive success with students, parents and tutors alike, this revolutionary new e-learning platform offers an insight into the future of education.
ELITE’s Corporate Values
‘Innovating change’ is ELITE’s guiding principle, while ‘a welcoming place’ describes our working environment. These principles are epitomized in ELITE Group’s three core values of innovation, passion and inspiration:
innovation – maintain our position as a market leader by continually developing and improving education;
passion – assist students with genuine warmth and heartfelt care;
inspiration – kindle students’ passion for learning.
We innovate the process of learning with our passionate approach to teaching, in order to inspire everyone to improve themselves through education.
ELITE’s Core Competencies
- Language teaching: English and Japanese language instruction, including conversation, language skills development, and languages for test purposes.
- Textbook and materials publishing: professional, retail-quality materials for English and Japanese learning published in-house, and in partnership with world-renowned publishers including Pearson Education, CNN, National Geographic, Live ABC, and Caves Books.
- Digital learning platforms and smartphones applications: a strong emphasis on developing and implementing e-learning, with online learning platforms and ELITE’s own feature-packed smartphone apps, seamlessly integrated into the classroom setting to create new innovative learning spaces.
- Overseas study agency: offering agents and services for Japanese and English language instruction abroad, offering a one-stop shop for students.
- Certified Proficiency Testing: professionally renowned and internationally recognized as accredited test and study centers for the TOEFL, GRE, IELTS and TOEIC tests, and approved by the Taiwan Government Executive Yuan as an official Lifelong Learning Institution for Public Officials.
ELITE Group is already well-established and well-renowned as a market leader in Taiwan’s education market, however, we are not content to rest on our laurels. In the coming years we have several key mission objectives:
- Modernize education by expanding into multi-platform learning approaches
Learning is a lifelong pursuit for everyone, and this has led to the prevailing trend in education of the requirement for a personalized approach to education through respecting a learner’s individual traits, customizing studies for a learner’s personal needs, and teaching students according to their aptitudes. To this end, ELITE Group is continuously devoting time and resources to the research, development and integration of technology into the latest in educational approaches, helping students receive the most effective and efficient education available.
- Foster human resources talent to increase our competitive edge
Since its founding, ELITE Group has already trained over 200,000 people, including providing language instruction for hundreds of enterprises. Enhancing second-language ability is a surefire way of enhancing competitiveness in today’s business world, for the employee and the employer, as it boosts the talents of both, allowing them to engage with the rest of the corporate world, and vastly expand their business opportunities.
- Cooperate across borders to embrace globalization
ELITE Group endeavors to set the standards for combining world-leading educational resources and capital, with the goal of further developing advanced, competitive learning platforms that will continue to facilitate international cultural, linguistic and educational exchanges and cooperation in the years to come.