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15 Apr

Diving deeper into the digital ocean – 5 ideas for how educators can make the most of technology.

Last month we published a new report – Digital Ocean of Innovation – which explores the changes digital data and technology will bring to the future of learning. To mark the launch of the report, …
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11 Apr

Getting the world set for better English

The confluence of global opportunities and threats has created a perfect storm that is accelerating the transformation of education and learning. It's a reality that is driving Pearson forward, as explained by our CEO in …
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11 Apr

How ALISON changed the world

Mike Feerick is founder and CEO of ALISON (Advance Learning Interactive Systems Online). Founded in 2007, ALISON pioneered a new approach to professional skills training; today it is used by 2.5 million people, with 200,000 joining …
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9 Apr

The changing face of coaching

Over the last few decades, education policy and reforms have relied heavily on external coaches and experts to guide and facilitate school improvement. The underlying assumption is that external coaches can infuse new ideas and …
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8 Apr

Tomorrow’s classroom

Ask 100 educators what the classroom of the future will look like, and you’ll probably get 100 different visions. Technology will, of course, be a part of probably all those answers, but exactly what sort …
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2 Apr

What’s it like to work at Pearson?

We employ 40,000 people all around the world. They come to us from a mixture of backgrounds and bring a range of skills; but they all have one thing in common - a commitment to …
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2 Apr

Where are the best problem-solvers?

You know when an emerging idea in education becomes established when the OECD devise a test around it. That's the case for 21st century skills; or more specifically, a skill - that of problem-solving. 2014 has …
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1 Apr

Edtech roundup

Technology is transforming education at a rate and scale never before seen. Pearson Labs is where we collect the edtech stories that are driving this global agenda. Here's a few stories that our community there …
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24 Mar

John Fallon – The case for transforming Pearson

Last year, my first as Pearson’s chief executive, I wrote about the establishment of a clear Pearson education strategy and its accelerated implementation. That acceleration – the transformation of the company – is now well …
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19 Mar

Where next for Affordable Learning?

As the world's leading learning company, we have made a commitment to make learning available to anyone, regardless of location, age or socioeconomic background. That was a guiding principle behind Pearson's Affordable Learning Fund (PALF), …
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18 Mar

The power of data – Sir Michael Barber

Impacts of the Digital Ocean on Education is a new report by Pearson, published today, that explores the changes digital data will bring to the future of learning. The report describes a world where the breakneck speed of digital advancement is …
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17 Mar

Cracking the code for International Women’s Day 2014

To mark International Women's Day (IWD) last week, 30 colleagues convened at Pearson HQ for an introduction to coding workshop; an event which neatly tied together the IWD theme of Inspiring Change with our own …
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