The first entity - Global Yasi School was established in July, 2001 in Beijing. Following the overwhelming success, Global Edu. & Tech. Group and SAIF Fund II jointly endorsed an agreement on a strategic investment of 25 million US dollars on September 6th, 2006. As one of the leading organizations in the field of franchise education in China, Global Edu. & Tech. Group focuses its efforts primarily on language training, but its new service sections also cross several growth sectors such as corporate training, technological innovation, publications, and overseas study consulting. As of December 31, 2009, Global Edu. & Tech. Group has 49 directly operated and 198 franchised learning centers, including 113 Global test preparation learning centers, 69 of which are franchised, in 63cities; 118 Global Kids English learning centers, 116 are franchised and 16 Global Kids Science learning centers, with an enrollment of over 1million students since its founding in 2001. Global Edu. & Tech. Group is committed to being one of the international franchise education leaders.