New Oriental Education & Technology Group Inc. provides private educational services under the New Oriental brand in the People’s Republic of China. It offers test preparation courses to students taking language and entrance exams used by educational institutions in the United States, the People’s Republic of China, and the Commonwealth countries; and after-school tutoring courses for middle school and high school students to help students achieve better scores on entrance exams for admission into high schools or higher education institutions. The company also provides language training courses consisting of English and other foreign languages, such as German, Japanese, French, Korean and Spanish; operates full-time private primary and secondary boarding school in Yangzhou seeking a full curriculum taught in Chinese and English; develops and edits educational materials for language training and test preparation comprising books, software, CD-ROMs, magazines, and other periodicals; and offers online education programs on its Websites koolearn.com and koo.cn. In addition, it offers overseas studies consulting; pre-school education; and a pilot program that permits third parties in small cities to provide its English and kindergarten programs under a brand name cooperation model. As of May 31, 2015, it offered educational programs, services, and products to students through a network of 60 schools; 664 learning centers; 28 own and approximately 5,000 third-party bookstores; and approximately 17,200 teachers in 50 cities. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China.