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Pearson plc operates as a media and education company in the United Kingdom, other European countries, the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, and internationally. It operates through North American Education, International Education, Professional, and FT Group segments. The company provides a range of products and services, such as curriculum textbooks and other learning materials; student assessments and testing services; and education technologies for educators and students from early education through elementary, middle and high schools, and higher education. It also publishes educational materials in local languages; English language teaching materials for children and adults; and online learning products, as well as offers testing, assessment, and qualification services. In addition, the company is involved in publishing, training, testing, and certification for professionals; publishes computer, information technology, and business titles; and offers electronic testing for regulatory and certification boards providing a suite of services from test development to test delivery and data management. Further, it offers a range of data, analysis, and services through various print, digital, and mobile channels to business people and financial institutions. The company publishes The Financial Times, an international daily business newspaper with five editions in the U.K., Continental Europe, the U.S., Asia-Pacific, and the Middle East; and operates, which sells content and advertising online, as well as publishes information on the retail, personal, and institutional finance industries. Additionally, it owns and operates schools. Pearson plc was founded in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

41,964 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/24/14
Founded in 1844

pearson plc-sponsored adr (PSO) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director, Member of ...
Total Annual Compensation: 1.2M GBP
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Directo...
Total Annual Compensation: 886.0K GBP
Total Annual Compensation: 908.0K GBP
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

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Pearson plc Appoints Tim Score as Independent Non-Executive Director, Effective from 1 January 2015

ARM Holdings plc announced that Pearson plc announced that Tim Score, who is the Chief Financial Officer of ARM, will be appointed to the Board of Pearson as an independent non-executive director. The appointment will take effect on 1 January 2015.

Bertelsmann Is Reportedly Planning To Lift Stake In Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA intends to increase its stake in Penguin Random House LLC as early as 2015, according to people familiar with the matter. Bertelsmann plans to buy part or all of the 47% held by Pearson plc (LSE:PSON), the people said, asking not to be named discussing private deliberations. While Bertelsmann and Pearson aren’t in talks, Pearson is willing to sell and can do so starting October 2015 under a shareholder agreement, the people said. Representatives for Bertelsmann and Pearson declined to comment on any future changes in ownership for Penguin Random House, reported Bloomberg.

Viridis Learning Announces Strategic Partnership with Pearson

Viridis Learning announced a strategic partnership with Pearson. The alliance further expands Viridis Learning's substantial collection of online course offerings by providing users access to Pearson Workforce Education online courses. This added curriculum includes, but is not limited to: Advanced Manufacturing, Business and Professional modules, Green/Sustainability, Health Careers, IT, Project Management/Quality and Software Development, and foundational Workplace Readiness courses. For education professionals and career counselors, Viridis Learning offers a customizable, one-stop case management tool that enables administrative workers to measure and interact with students seamlessly along that pathway in real time. The unique job-matching program is reinforced with an arsenal of all-inclusive educational resources and certification programs coupled with sophisticated earnings and qualification assessment tools that empower individuals to realize their full employment potential. Also complementing Viridis Learning's technology platform is a growing network of more than sixty partners, including Coca-Cola, Comcast and Hyatt, who can evaluate job candidates efficiently and effectively based on Viridis Learning's exclusive employability score.


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