Pearson , a British multi-national conglomerate, is one of the largest private businesses maneuvering for U.S. education dollars. Staff will be braced for further losses this year with Pearson saying that it intends to take further action to improve the overall efficiency of the company”. We need vision and fresh ideas if we stand any chance of survival – the Uber of the education world is just round the corner and we have no hope of surviving if we dont wake up.
The story of Pearson’s rise is very much a story about America’s obsession with education reform over the past few decades. As the functionalist analysis in general, the functionalist view of education tends to focus on the positive contributions education makes to the maintenance of the social system.
Notice by You shall be effective on the date that Pearson actually receives the notice. Unstandardized relationships say that for a one-raw-unit increment on a predictor, the outcome variable increases (or if B is negative, decreases) by a number of its raw units corresponding to what the B coefficient is.
Pearson received a score of 100 on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index See more on HRC’s position on marriage here , Accessed 04/06/17. Pearson has partnered with five other higher-education publishers to create CourseSmart , a company developed to sell college textbooks in eTextbook format on a common platform.
Over the decades, Pearson PLC — now based in London — bought stakes in all manner of industries, including newspapers, amusement parks and even the Madame Tussauds wax museum. Conspiracy theorists sometimes suggest that Pearson has a sinister hold on federal and state education policy.