Pearson PLC is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. It is the largest education company and the largest book publisher in the world.It is the world’s leading learning company, with 40,000 employees in more than 70 countries working to help people of all ages to make measurable progress in their lives through learning. We put the learner at the centre of everything we do, because wherever learning flourishes, so do people.
Pearson is now organized into three main business groupings: Pearson School, Pearson Higher Education and Pearson Professional (includes Financial Times Group and Pearson English).
Pearson School was created when the School businesses from Pearson International and Pearson North America were merged in 2013. They provide textbooks and digital technologies to teachers and students across school ages. Pearson’s school brands include BTEC, Bug Club, Edexcel, Fronter, GradPoint, Schoolnet, and SuccessNet.
Pearson Higher Education
Pearson Higher Education was created when the Higher Education businesses from Pearson International and Pearson North America were merged in 2013. They provide textbooks and digital technologies to teachers and students across Higher Education. Pearson’s higher education brands include eCollege, Mastering/MyLabs and Financial Times Publishing.
Pearson Professional includes Pearson English and Pearson VUE.
Pearson English provides textbooks, digital technologies and education services to teachers and students across English-language learning. Pearson English is made up of:
Pearson ELT (English language Teaching): English language textbooks and e-learning
Pearson English Business Solutions (formerly Global English): English language e-learning for large corporations
Wall Street English: English language schools for business professionals
Pearson VUE is a provider in electronic testing for regulatory and certification boards. It delivers certification testing in over 150 countries. It is the world leader in computer based assessment testing.