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marking the milestones of WoongjinThinkBig

Following are WoongjinThinkBig milestones
from their incorporation to looking 10 years ahead for children.

2017 ~ 2011

Changes & New Challenges
  • Built Kids’ Village in Everland and signed a content partnership agreement
  • Launched ‘WoongjinBookClub, Power of Thinking’ campaign
  • WoongjinBookClub received the 2016 InnoStar education service certification
  • WoongjinBookClub placed No.1 in the education service category of the 2016 Korea Education Brand Grand Prix
  • Launched WoongjinBookClub Toy, membership-based reading/play convergence program
  • WoongjinBookClub received the 22nd Korea Multimedia Technology Grand Prix
  • WoongjinBookClub placed No. 1 in the education service category of the 2015 Korea Education Brand Grand Prix
  • Launched WoongjinBookClub Study, membership-based reading/learning convergence program
  • WoongjinBookClub <Fruits & Vegetables> received the 2015 Korea E-Publishing Grand Prix
  • Launched WoongjinBookClub Together, a new concept video learning program
  • Launched WoongjinBookClub, membership-based reading program
  • Published ‘Love and Love more 101’ statement of ThinkBig’s commitment to customer service
  • Certified as ‘2014 Family-Friendly Corporation’ by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family
  • Received Chosunilbo’s Educational Enterprise Grand Prix in children’s workbook and complete works series categories
  • Named a good workplace in the educational service domain under the service category
  • ‘Story Beam’ received ‘Jeong, Yak-yong Award’ for patented technology from the Korean Intellectual Property Office
  • Named an exemplary corporation fulfilling social responsibility in connection with labor-management relations
  • WoongjinThinkBig named by Joongang Ilbo as an ‘exemplary educational enterprise’ for “ThinkU”
  • WoongjinThinkBig 30th Anniversary Vision Announcement Ceremony
  • ThinkU Korean Language AAA Grade Quality-certified by the Korea U-Learning Association
  • ThinkU received the best award in the service category (Minister of Education and Science Award) in the 7th E-Learning Excellent Performer Contest
  • The ‘Right Education, Great People’ advertisement received both the ‘Main Award’ and ‘Special Award’ for the first time in the Seoul Visual Advertisement Festival

2010 ~ 2001

Creation & Lift-off
  • <Stone-built Temple Seokgulam (Woongjin Junior)> received the ‘Ragazzi Award’ in the fiction category of the 2010 Bologna Children’s Book Contest
  • ThinkU Mathematics AAA Grade Contents Quality-certified by the Korea Educational Contents Quality Certification Commission
  • Received the Silver Award in the radio category, and awards of excellence in the TV category and the newspaper category of the 2010 Korea Advertisement Grand Prix
  • Launched ‘Learning Support Program for Children in Multi-Cultural Families’ jointly with the Joint Social Welfare Donation Collection Association of Gyeonggi Province
  • Woongjin Da Chaek received the 2009 Women-Picked Premium Brand Grand Prix
  • Launched Woongjin Da Chaek, integrated complete works series brand
  • Received the Grand Prix in the home workbook category of the 6th Korea Educational Brand Grand Prix

WoongjinThinkBig Paju head office building received the Grand Prix in the private sector architecture category of the 2007 Korea Architecture Culture Grand Prix

  • Trade name changed from Woongjin Dot.Com to WoongjinThinkBig on their 25th anniversary
  • <ThinkBig> received the Grand Prix in the 5th Women-Picked Best Premium Product Grand Prix
  • <Totori World’s Masterpieces> received the Illustration of the Year Award in the 2004 Bologna International Children’s Book Contest
  • <Red Bean Soup Grandma and Tiger> in the <Lampside Old Stories> received the Ragazzi Award in the 2004 Bologna International Children’s Book Contest

Named ‘exemplary enterprise fulfilling gender equality in employment’ by the Ministry of Labor


Certified as No.1 for corporate image in the 3rd Korean Industry Corporate Image Certification Program by the Korea Management Association Consulting

2000 ~ 1991

Growth & Take-off

Launched a membership-based toddler’s Hangul workbook <Breaking in Hangul>

  • Published the <21st century Woongjin Learning Encyclopedia>
  • The <21st century Woongjin Learning Encyclopedia> received the 20th Korea Children’s Book Award by the Korean Publishers Association

Adopted the integrated <WoongjinThinkBig> brand


Launched Woongjin Yongwoon Mathematics (study room system)

1990 ~ 1980

Beginning & Challenge

Launched <Woongjin IQ>


<Children’s Village> received the Minister of Culture and Public Information Award in the illustration category

  • Incorporation anniversary designated (Apr. 01). Mr. Yoon, Seok-geum inaugurated as President & CEO
  • Published <Heil High School Learning>

Heim International Publishing incorporated