Company Overview of Pearson plc
Pearson plc, a learning company, provides learning materials, technologies, assessments, and services for teachers and students worldwide. It operates through North America, Growth, and Core segments. The company offers early learning solutions that help educators and families to teach fundamental math and literacy skills; elementary and secondary imprints publish leading school programs in reading, literature, math, science, and social studies; digital instructional solutions for pre K-12, such as enVisionMATH and Miller-Levine Biology; learning, talent, and clinical assessment services; primary and secondary education services; and academic and vocational qualification services. It also pr...
London, WC2R 0RL
Founded in 1844
Key Executives for Pearson plc
Chief Executive Officer, Director and Chief Executive of International Education Businesses
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.
Pearson plc Key Developments
Pearson Appoints Tim Score as Member of Remuneration Committee
Oct 2 15
Pearson announced that Tim Score, a non-executive director of the company and chairman of its audit committee, has been appointed as a member of company's remuneration committee with effect from October 2, 2015.
Pearson To Reportedly Buy Learndirect
Sep 29 15
Pearson plc (LSE:PSON) is buying learndirect Limited, Sky News reports.
Pearson Enters into a New Partnership with AXELOS
Sep 16 15
Pearson has entered into a new partnership with AXELOS, to award digital badges to members of the new AXELOS Professional Development Programme who have successfully achieved their continuing professional development (CPD) points. The badges will be issued through Pearson's Acclaim platform and will enable AXELOS to recognize members who complete CPD activities aligned to Best Practice qualifications of ITIL and PRINCE2 in a way that is secure, easily shared and verified online. The move means that members who use CPD to maintain their skills and knowledge in project and IT service management will be able to share their professional competencies with online networks such as LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. Employers, and others with whom the badge is shared, can instantly verify the skills and competencies achieved to earn the AXELOS badges.
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