Pearson originally started out as a construction company during the industrial revolution, however the company is now an international publishing house. The group comprises of three main divisions: Education, Financial Times and Penguin. Almost two thirds of its revenues are generated from the Education arm, however it is the other two that Pearson is most famous for.

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Publisher Pearson said it is on track to hit expectations this year, despite a drop-off in US university students. The

October 15, 2021

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August 13, 2021
Welsh Secondary Schools Reopen For In-Person Learning

Education giant Pearson has hiked its dividend for the first half of the year as it swung back to a

July 30, 2021

Pearson, the world’s biggest educational publisher, reported an increase of 5 per cent in revenue in the first quarter. This

April 28, 2021
Coronavirus Pandemic Moves Cambridge Uni Students To Online Learning

Global education firm Pearson said strong demand for online learning courses helped the group post a five per cent rise

April 26, 2021

Sidney Taurel will step down from chair of Pearson, after rowing with shareholders over handing new chief executive Andy Bird

April 22, 2021
England's Schools Prepare For Pupils Return From Coronavirus Lockdown

Education giant Pearson today said it will maintain its dividend for the full year as the firm unveiled plans to

March 8, 2021

Last night’s Federal Reserve rate decision was somewhat overshadowed by the big surges in the so-called Reddit stocks. In short,

January 28, 2021
Cineworld Closes All UK And US Cinemas

Shares in Pearson and Cineworld had remained buoyed by London close today, having sparked speculation of a major short squeeze

January 27, 2021
City Of London Academy Highgate Hill Starts To Reopen

Teacher's pet: Pearson shares lead the FTSE gainers after return to sales growth

January 20, 2021

Pearson today said it has hired a former British diplomat as its chief strategy officer as the education group pushes

December 2, 2020
First Volume Of Barack Obama's Presidential Memoirs Released

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November 20, 2020

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