Pearson

Pearson

Pearson is a UK-based company offering educational products and services, assessment, and professional development. Pearson was founded in 1984.

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December 2, 2020
Pearson announces that Mike Howells will become its new Chief Strategy Officer to further strengthen its focus on building a direct, lifetime relationship with learners around the world and to enhance its partnerships with learning institutions globally.
November 18, 2020
Pearson announces the creation of a new direct-to-consumer division as it looks to further strengthen its focus on building a direct relationship with learners around the world.

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Pearson
February 26, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today announced the acquisition of Spotlight Education, a company that utilizes unique,...
Technavio
February 26, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Technavio has been monitoring the higher education market and it is poised to grow by USD 37.82 billion during 2020-2024, decelerating at a...
Pearson
January 12, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Today, Pearson and Hawai'i Pacific University (HPU) enter into a new partnership to bring HPU degree and certificate programs online, including...
Alex Goy
January 6, 2021
Business Insider
Airspeeder wants to be the "first electric flying car race," its CEO told Insider. It also wants you to know flying cars are closer than you think.
Pearson
December 2, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today announced that Mike Howells will become its new Chief Strategy Officer to further...
Pearson
November 18, 2020
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today announces the creation of a new direct-to-consumer division as it looks to further...
Reuters
August 24, 2020
@bsindia
Bird will replace John Fallon, who cut thousands of jobs and sold off assets in response to a string of profit warnings during his more than seven years in charge
Camilla Turner
August 20, 2020
The Telegraph
BTEC results withheld because exam board says it does not have enough time to recalculate grades after Government U-turn farce
By Michael Thomsen For Dailymail.com
June 22, 2020
Mail Online
A new tech startup has announced plans to hold a flying car race in Australia before the end of 2020, the first of what it hopes will be a series of events that could become the 21st century version of F1.
Paul Sandle
April 24, 2020
IN
British education publisher Pearson said its balance sheet was strong enough to pay a dividend despite first-quarter revenue falling 5% after the coronavirus pandemic forced schools and colleges to close.
Kate Holton
March 26, 2020
U.S.
Britain's Pearson has seen an "explosion" in demand for online learning, with traffic across its platforms quadrupling as millions of children start to adapt to home schooling during the coronavirus pandemic, its chief executive said.
December 19, 2019
WebWire
Bertelsmann is acquiring the remaining 25-percent stake in Penguin Random House from the British media company Pearson, making it the sole owner of the book publishing group. , , , , , , • Bertelsmann to become sole owner of the world's biggest trade publishing group , , • Acquisition of 25-percent stake from co-shareholder Pearson for, , US$ 675 million , , • Closing expected in the second quarter of 2020 , , • Verlagsgruppe Random House becomes part of Penguin Random House , , • Bertelsmann CEO T...
Reuters Editorial
December 18, 2019
IN
British education company Pearson said on Wednesday it would sell its remaining 25% stake in publisher Penguin Random House to German partner Bertelsmann, generating net proceeds of about $675 million.
Christopher Reynolds
December 4, 2019
Montreal
The high-tech, $350-million plant would take over final assembly of Bombardier's Global business jet series, which is currently assembled about 20 kilometres away at the company's Downsview facility.
Jen Gushue
November 30, 2019
Business Insider
We ranked our favorite TV shows on Hulu -- a few that made the list include Killing Eve, The Handmaid's Tale, and Seinfeld.
Kate Holton
September 26, 2019
IN
Pearson warned that a 20% drop in demand for U.S. college textbooks would hit its profit and jeopardise a return to sales growth next year, triggering an 18% share price fall.
Graeme Wearden
September 26, 2019
the Guardian
A British Airways plane at Heathrow Airport Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA
Pearson
September 17, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
LONDON, Sept. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's learning company, today released the results of its Global Learner Survey, a new study capturing...
BBC News
July 16, 2019
BBC News
Pearson says students will only be able to rent physical books as it makes all products "digital first".
Reuters Editorial
July 15, 2019
U.S.
Pearson, the world's biggest education company, will release all its titles for the United States college market in digital form first, in a break from the traditional and more expensive textbook publishing model.

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