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IDP Education, headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, is a world leader in international education services, with 50 years of experience and a vast business network of offices in over 30 countries.

Company Name

IDP Education Ltd

Head Office Address

IDP Education Ltd Level 8, 535 Bourke Street Melbourne VIC, Australia 3000

President and Representative Director

Andrew Barkla

Founded

Founded in 1969

Main business activities

Management and administration of IELTS test as a co-owner of IELTS, support for study abroad, and management of language schools

IDP IELTS Test centres in Japan▶

History

1969 Established as Australian Asian Universities Cooperation Scheme (AAUCS)

1981 Name changed to International Development Program (IDP). Opened an office in Jakarta, Indonesia. Subsequently, offices were opened in various parts of the world to serve students who wished to study at Australian universities, particularly in Asia.

1989 Started providing IELTS by IDP, British Council and University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.

2009 Began providing study abroad support services to American universities

2010: Expanded to China, India and Egypt. Also entered the UK study abroad support business.

2011: Began providing study abroad support in Canada and New Zealand. After that, we expanded our business to Turkey and Jordan.

2015 Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX)

In 2016, we entered into a partnership with JP112 (Japan Study Abroad Foundation (JSAF)), the first official test center for IDPs in Japan, and started IELTS testing in the Kanto region. In the same year, we expanded our network to Bahrain, Italy, Lebanon, and Spain.

2017 Acquired Hotcourses Group, a leading course search database and student engagement company, and integrated it into the organization under a new division called IDP Connect

2018 Opened JP114 (Japan Study Abroad Foundation (JSAF)), the second official test center in Japan, in Osaka. This is the second official IELTS test center in Japan. In November of the same year, IDP Education Japan, LLC was established to develop the IELTS testing business in Japan.

In May 2019, IDP entered into a partnership with JP031 (Kitakyushu Prep School), the third official test center in Japan, to offer IELTS testing in the Kyushu region. In August of the same year, we began offering the "Computerized IELTS" test at our test center in Tokyo (JP112). In November of the same year, the IDP IELTS Sapporo Test Center was established in Sapporo, Japan, the fourth test center in Japan and the first IDP test center in Japan.

In June 2020, IDP entered into a partnership with Berkeley House, Inc. to launch the fifth official IELTS test center in Japan, JP034, in Ichigaya, Tokyo. In August of the same year, we started a computerized IELTS test at our Osaka test center (JP114). In December of the same year, we entered into a business alliance with Inter Support to expand the test in Sendai. In December of the same year, we entered into a business alliance with ICC Consultants, Inc. to expand our test services in Osaka.

In May 2021, we will start offering the "Computer-based IELTS" test at ICC Consultants Osaka as an off-site test center for the IDP IELTS Sapporo Test Center.

In July 2021, the IDP IELTS Tokyo Test Center was established as an off-site test center for the IDP IELTS Sapporo Test Center, at the Kyoto Station School of Kyoshin TOP Σ. In September of the same year, the IDP IELTS Tokyo Test Center was established in Higashi-Shinjuku, Tokyo, as the fifth test center in Japan and the second IDP test center in Japan. "The second IDP IELTS test center was established in Higashi-Shinjuku, Tokyo. In November of the same year, a paper-based IELTS test was held at the Okinawa Institute of Business and Language as an off-site test center for the IDP IELTS Sapporo Test Center.

In February 2022, published IDP's first official preparation book with English Innovation Co.

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