Learning is a never-ending road of discovery, challenge, inspiration, and wonder.

For many people, learning is the route to a job to support their family or the skills to help them progress in their career. For others, it’s simply a passion for discovery. Learning opens up opportunity and helps to make lives better. Helping people along this path of discovery and inspiration, Pearson cultivates a love of learning that enables a lifetime of progress.

 

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale.  

As the world’s learning company, we’re committed to helping people across the globe learn – whenever, wherever, and however it suits them. We work  with learners, educators and gobernments to understand their precise needs and expectations, creating solutions that map to the specific needs of their learners. Our products and services are carefully researched, expertly developed, and continually improved to make sure that they deliver the best possible learner outcomes and enable people to make progress in their lives. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

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Equipping people with the skills they need for employment is a global challenge. It’s important for economic success,  and it transforms the lives of families. 

Across the world, 290 million young people are out of work. At the same time, almost 40% of employers tell us they can’t fill their vacancies. Every day, we work with learners, teachers and employers to create solutions that help bridge this divide. We know that for most of our learners, education and training are the way to get a job that supports them and their family. Employability is therefore the ultimate purpose of what we do.

Never before has it been so important  to put employability and workskills first in a student’s learning experience. And never has the need been more pressing to encourage today’s students to choose qualifications and career  paths that align with the demands of our region’s industries. We also need to ensure that those in the workforce are given the opportunity to continually develop their skills, regardless of age, sector or profession.

Pearson works closely with governments, educators and institutions throughout the region to make a prosperous future for our young people a reality. Our mission is to give them the skills, qualifications, tools and resources necessary to enter employment and carve out rewarding careers. 

The Pearson Promise

As the world’s learning company, we can help make a difference. But we also know that the challenges are too immense to tackle alone. So we’re fostering a global community of teachers, parents, students, governments, institutions and businesses, who can help us find the answers and deploy the solutions.

Together we aim to achieve our Efficacy Growth & Impact Goals, empowering the lives of 200 million learners by 2025 in critical ways including:

  •  access to high quality primary, secondary and postsecondary education,
  •  success in education through enhanced literacy, numeracy, knowledge and skills,
  •  progress as a result of education into a first career or advancement in career.

Meeting the global demand for education will make us a more profitable company. Profits which we invest in benefit with improving education for everyone to ensure that the ultimate  prize is a better world for us all to live in.

The power of English

Learners, employers and governments throughout  the world understand  the important role the English language can  play in life, in business  and in the global economy.

Pearson has used its 150 years’ experience to develop an ecosystem  that provides learners and educators  in this region, and all around the world, with solutions that help promote outstanding English language teaching, learning and assessment, and much more.

From digital resources to professional development, from localised texts to globally tested assessments, Pearson can offer ELT tools that make English language learning fun and effective.  Our ELT resources cover the entire educational spectrum and are used everyday by people looking to make progress in their lives.

World-class learning resources and curriculum

Pearson is perhaps best known for its modern learning resources – resources which have engaged, inspired and motivated learners for generations.

We have combined our far-reaching international experience with decades of local knowledge to create resources that truly meet the unique learning needs and challenges of the region. Our learning resources are used  by educators and learners across the world, from pre-school, through to higher education and professional training. Our resources are available as print, blended or fully digital programmes, catering to the different learning needs of different learners.

We also offer a highly popular custom design process, building resources that meet the exact learning needs of learners, in ways that are both educative and engaging.

Whether you are a primary or secondary educator, we also offer curriculum resources to cover all subjects and meet your needs across many curricula. In addition, we can work with you to design a custom curriculum that engages and motivates learners to achieve their very best.

Making good teachers great

Effective educators are fundamental to successful educational outcomes, at all levels. Part of what makes a good teacher great is their passion for wanting to continually learn and improve, making them the best teacher they can possibly be. 

More than ever there is a need for great teachers. Teachers who have the skills and the tools to embrace the latest pedagogies, the most dynamic resources and the most efficacious digital tools. Teachers who have the drive and the knowledge needed to administer educational reform and change the future of a whole generation.

Pearson works to make good educators great. Teacher development and school administrators support is at the heart of what we do. Whether it is a course for an individual or a specially designed education reform project for thousands, Pearson has the global expertise and regional experience to make any educator development programme a success. Our expert team works  with schools every day to determine their exact requirements, undertaking in depth needs analyses and rolling out comprehensive school improvement services designed to help schools and educators excel in the 21st century  and beyond.

Qualifications that mean something to  learners and employers

With over 5,400 educational centres in 70 countries,  learning institutions and learners around the world trust Pearson globally recognised qualifications as a mark of quality. Our reputation is built on decades of experience  in all corners of the globe.

Every year we award more than 1 million BTEC vocational  qualifications and process more  than 9 million exam scripts. Whether its academic or skills-based qualifications, from primary school through to post-graduate study,  we offer the world’s largest range  of internationally accredited qualifications helping learners of all ages and abilities achieve  their learning goals.

Our qualifications have equipped thousands of people with the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to progress onto the next stage of their education or career. All around the world Pearson qualifications are recognised by top universities and  are viewed by employers as a sign of real-world skills and workplace expertise.

Next generation assessment

Our assessment solutions have moved far beyond the “fill in the gap” testing of days gone by.

Institutions across the CEE region rely on Pearson testing and assessment because our innovative and performance based assessment systems are highly effective and accurate measures of what students can do and know – they are no  longer a one-dimensional snapshot  of student achievement.

We believe assessment and testing solutions help learners become  problem solvers and critical thinkers  and prepare them for life and work.  The most importand aspect of our assessment solutions is a commitment  to promoting and measuring 21st century skills and readying learners for future education or career success.

Learning outcomes are at the heart of every assessment solution Pearson creates – whether it is for a kindergarten student, university graduate or workplace learner.

The promise of new technologies in education

From how we find our way around an unfamiliar city to how we book a taxi, we live in a world made simpler  by algorithms and big data.  There’s no shortage of on-going, breath-taking discoveries: Google’s self-driving car, a deep learning machine that can teach itself chess in 72 hours, robots folding towels and, we’re sure, more to come.

 

With smarter digital tools offering up the promise of learning that is more personalised, inclusive and flexible, it has become critical that we – and particularly teachers, learners and parents – have a good understanding of what these tools can do, and how they work.

All across the world, educators  and learners are coming to realise the benefits digital innovations can make in improving learner outcomes. Pearson is committed  to providing the region with  
the most up-to-date, effective  and efficient digital resources for all levels of education. We are making learning more fun and  more efficacious. Our resources  are designed to make the jobs  
of educators and administrators easier so that they can concentrate on the most important aspect of their work – helping learners succeed.

Our digital resources are opening up a whole new world of learning and allowing people of all ages and backgrounds to achieve their educational goals and realise  their potential. So whether it is eBooks, teacher aids, learning management systems, online and blended learning platforms or homework and tutorial systems, Pearson has a solution that can meet individual learning needs and overcome specific teaching  and learning challenges.

 

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