Aston Milestones 1991-2015
Balboa City School was established in San Diego, California, USA, as a full blown K-12 college preparatory school. This is the longest running school in Aston.
Aston International Academy was established in Austin, Texas, USA, to help ESL students prepare for higher education in the US.
Aston Educational Group enters the Chinese market in Dalian.
Aston Global Recruitment Division is established in Washington Boro, New Jersey.
Aston Education, Research and Development Division is established, with offices in China and the U.K.
Aston English School is established in Jinan, China.
Aston English School's success in Dalian triggers its rapid expansion across China.
Aston English School is established in Changchun, China.
Aston English School is established in Xi’an, China.
Aston establishes its core theory of teaching and lesson preparation with the IPA training method and ‘Aston interactive teaching method’.
Aston English Schools are established in Dandong and Shenyang, China.
Aston Education Research and Development Division complete work on an advanced series of professional ESL language books.
Aston English Schools are established in Tangshan, Guiyang, Hanzhong, Xianyang and Lianyungang, China.
Aston English Schools are established in Yan’an, Yanliang, Taiyuan, Zhengzhou, Wuhan, Chengdu, Weinan, Tongchuan, Yinchuan and Baoji, China.
Aston English Schools are established in Dongying, Chongqing, Lanzhou, Xingping, Xuzhou and Yulin, China.
Aston Educational Group redefines its organizational structure.
Aston English Schools are established in Zibo, Xining, Xiamen, Wenzhou, Hohhot, Mianyang, Hefei and Linyi, China.
Aston begins publishing its own textbooks in China market.
Aston establishes its first school in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
Aston English Schools are established in Ankang, Weifang, Yantai, Erdos and Xiangyang, China.
Aston introduces the ‘Aston A+’ brand.
Aston’s Ebuddy Online learning software is successfully introduced to Aston English schools.
Aston English Schools are established in Jining, Luoyang, Yuncheng and Changshu, China.
The first three Aston A+ learning centers are established in Dalian, Jinan and Xi’an, China.
Aston English centers are officially recognized by Boston Educational Services (BES) to deliver SLATE and iTEP exams at Aston centers in China.
Aston English introduces its online training program, providing online training for foreign teachers before and during their stay at Aston.
Aston’s TEFL Program successfully trains more than 100 foreign teachers, signifying Aston’s leading role in English teacher training.
Aston successfully introduces its ‘Jungle Gym’ course for 34 year olds.
Aston English Schools are established in Huaibei and Huainan, China.
Aston A+ learning centers are established in Wenzhou, Tangshan, Xiamen, Chongqing, Chengdu, Guiyang, Xianyang, Yinchuan and Dalian, China.
Aston A+ forms a global strategic partnership with ETL Learning, National Geographic, Cengage Learning, and MM Publications. It introduces an original American curriculum and education systems into China.
Aston English updates and upgrades Ebuddy, its online learning system.
Aston English Schools are established in Tengzhou, Weihai, Dalateqi, Binzhou, Datong, Yancheng, Tianshui, Changsha, Chang’an, Xilinhot and Wuhai, China.
Oxford Associates becomes a member of Aston Educational Group and begins its business training program.
‘Gua Gua Online’ software is developed and put into use in Aston English schools across the country.
Aston English enters the ‘Aston 3.0’ era with the aim of comprehensively developing students’ English language abilities following American educational ideologies.
Aston English Schools are established in Zhangzhou, Lu’ an, Jingzhou, Zouping and Korla, China.
Jinan and Wenzhou Aston A+ establish independent learning centers.
Jinan Aston A+ marks Aston’s 100th School
Shenzhen Jia Hua Language School joins Aston Educational Group.
Aston Educational Group’s Balboa City School International Division is fully established, engaged in SinoUS Senior High School (Dual Diploma) Programs.
Aston Abroad is established to provide ethical and cost effective overseas study services to students across Asia.
Aston’s’Gua Gua online’ is combined with Ebuddy and launches an international version in Vietnam, paving the way for use in other countries in the future.
Aston Abroad partners with Educatius to jointly represent their 100 high schools to Aston Educational Group’s students across Asia.
Aston acquires New Horizons, a topranked SAT testpreparation and language arts school with three locations in Shanghai.
Aston English Schools are established in Hancheng, Lintong, Liaocheng, Taian, Shiyan, Wuzhong, Zhongwei and Shizuishan, China.
Changzhi Aston A+ Learning Center is established.
Aston Vietnam establishes its 4th school in Ho Chi Minh City, and 5th school in Hai Phong.
Balboa City School International’s SinoUS Senior High School (Dual Diploma) Program’s first graduates are accepted by worldwide top100ranked universities, including 16 accepted by top 50 universities, with many receiving scholarships.
Aston Vietnam opens its 6th school in Can Tho, Vietnam.
Aston English Schools are established in Zhaoqing, Changshaxian, Zhucheng.
Aston opens county franchises in Shanxi Liquan, Jingyang, Zhouzhi, and Meixian.
Aston English National Lecture Series is successfully held in Xi’an, Jinan, Dalian, Yantai, Chengdu, Huhhot, Xingping, Jining and Taian.
Balboa City School International begins Dual Diploma Program in cooperation with Chengdu Experimental Foreign Language High School.
Aston English Schools are established in Guangzhou, China.
Aston signs cooperation agreement with Dayton University to provide English language programs on Dayton University’s Suzhou campus.
JiaHua Language School opens a new campus in Zhuhai, China.