Gaba Corporation

Gaba Corporation (株式会社 GABA, Kabushiki Kaisha Gaba?) is a chain of eikaiwa (English conversation schools) in Japan. The company was founded in July 1995 and is currently headquartered in Shibuya Ward in Tokyo with learning studios in the Tokyo, Chiba, Yokohama, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe areas. The current president and CEO is Takayuki Masuda.

The company provides language lessons on a "one-to-one" (one student and one teacher) basis and using textbook lessons and online (computerized) instructor aids, language and vocabulary drills, and guided conversation topics. Gaba describes itself as a "man-to-man eikaiwa". In Japanese, "man-tsū-man" (マンツーマン), a katakana phrase adapted from English, means "one-to-one", referring to the company's one student/one instructor lesson style.

As of February 2013 the company has 37 learning studios, 412 staff and 1,015 sub-contracted instructors across Japan.

Read more about Gaba Corporation:  Meaning of The Company Name, Founding and History, Stock Price As A Publicly Listed Company, Nichii Gakkan Purchase of Gaba, Headquarters, Internal Structure, Learning Studio History, Current Learning Studios, Global Stars and Gaba Kids, Textbooks, Jaba, Lesson Purchase System, Lesson Cost, Staff Employment System, Instructor Employment System, TNT Incentive, Belting System, Belting and Debelting Statistics, Lessons Taught By Instructor Support Leaders and Managers, Overseas Recruiting

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