Primary, Secondary, Technical/Vocational, Professional, Higher, and Further Education
Core Products / Services
Content and Assessment in all education sectors; Key brands include: BTEC, GCSEs,/A levels, Pearson Test of English (PTE) – Academic (PTA A), Young learners (PTA Y)
Pearson is the world’s largest learning company, with expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology. Founded In 1844, with headquarters in London, Pearson is a FTSE 100 company which operates in more than 70 countries around the world and has more than 30.000 employees globally. Our products and services are used by millions of teachers and learners around the world every day.
Our mission is to help people make progress in their lives through learning — because we believe that learning opens up opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives. We cater for learners of all ages, starting from primary, to secondary and up to further, higher and professional education.
In the UK, we are the largest qualifications awarding body, offering both academic and vocational qualifications, including GCSEs, A levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships. Our flagship career-focused qualifications; BTECs, are high quality, hands-on qualifications grounded in the real world of work, available from entry level up to post-graduate and covering the main industrial sectors and professions. BTECs can be taken as a main course, or alongside academic programmes like GCSEs and A levels, or as part of an apprenticeship. A BTEC is all about learning by doing to develop the practical knowledge and skills employers and universities are looking for.
Career-focused educational solutions (incl BTECs, HNs, Apprenticeships, workforce development, employability)
- Designed with employers and professional groups to provide relevant work-related learning
- Rigorous, internationally recognised standards, with innovative teaching techniques
Develops knowledge, skills and understanding – theory and practical application
- Develops knowledge, skills and understanding – theory and practical application
- Modular design – progression at learner’s own speed from one level to another
English Learning, Assessment and Professional Development
- Assessment incl. High Stake Tests
- Curriculum Design and Teacher Support
Academic Qualifications (inc GCSEs/iGCSEs; A levels/international A levels)
- Curriculum design
- learning services
- teacher/professional support