Pearson South Africa corporate profile
Pearson is the world's leading education company. With a presence in over 70 countries and 40 000 employees, Pearson provides learning solutions from early childhood learning to professional certification, Pearson curriculum-based materials, e-learning content and tools, as well as teacher training and testing programmes help to educate millions of people worldwide.
Pearson is also a leading provider of digital learning programmes and test development, processing and scoring services to educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies around the world.
In order to provide unique learning solutions, Pearson creates content, technology, assessment tools and services.
Partnering with stakeholders, Pearson creates innovative solutions to improve learner achievement and institutional effectiveness.
South Africa’s best-known and most-respected names in publishing; Longman, Heinemann and Maskew Miller were merged to form Pearson South Africa in 2010. In 2013 alone, Pearson distributed over 23 million text books into schools across South Africa, and trained over 80 000 teachers. All this content is being converted into e-content.