Posted by Carrie Cox
Pearson Education is a company that designs “education products and services to institutions, governments and direct to individual learners”. They have 40,000 employees in 80 countries. “Pearson is listed on the London and New York stock exchanges (LSE: PSON; NYSE: PSO). In fact, Pearson is one of the few companies to have been a constituent of the FTSE100 ever since the index began in 1984. However, though the name has remained the same the company behind it has changed beyond all recognition”.
The three main changes the company cites are as follows: (www.pearson.com)
- “A corporate focus on ‘education in the broadest sense of the word’, a strategy of becoming the world’s leading learning company with heavy exposure to the growing global education market.”
- “A transformation from book publisher to digital services company.”
- “A significant expansion into fast-growing developing economies including China, India, Africa and BrazilRead more