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Pearson launches guidelines to tackle gender stereotypes in its education materials

Pearson has committed to tackling gender bias and stereotyping in education, unrolling "first of its kind" gender equality guidelines for the resources it produces.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 00:36:36 UTC ]
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Pearson creates new division focused on D2C relationship building

Pearson has created a new direct-to-consumer division, hiring senior talent from Warner Bros to help lead it.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:07:40 UTC ]
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4 higher education experts on how COVID-19 is upending the college experience

Leaders from 2U, Global Citizen Year, Minerva, and Pearson reveal which elements of the higher-ed ecosystem are getting stronger and which are poised to collapse. For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-10-27 07:00:15 UTC ]
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PA and Pearson join Creative Industries Trade Advisory Group

The Publishers Association and Pearson are to sit in on the Creative Industries Advisory Group, to assist in steering "ongoing and upcoming trade negotiations" in the UK.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 06:08:05 UTC ]
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Pearson appoints Walt Disney exec Andy Bird as c.e.o.

Pearson has appointed Andy Bird, most recently president and chairman of Walt Disney International, to be Pearson's new chief executive. He will start on 19th October, subject to shareholder approval, with outgoing boss John Fallon remaining in the role until that date.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 08:02:27 UTC ]
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Pearson pulls BTEC results on eve of release

Pearson pulled its BTEC results last night (19th August), the evening before they were to be released, saying it is regrading them in line with GCSEs and A-Levels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-20 00:37:53 UTC ]
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Pearson reports first-half revenue drop of 17%

Pearson has reported revenue fell 17% in the first half of 2020 as the result of “significant disruption” caused by Covid-19. However, the company has said “things are improving”, citing better sales in June. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-24 08:05:58 UTC ]
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Some publishing staff set to work from home until 2021

Publishers are divided on when staff should return to office buildings, with some back at their desks already but others—including Pearson and Taylor & Francis—planning to keep some staff at home until next year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-19 14:53:46 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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Andrew Scheer spotted without a mask at Toronto's Pearson Airport

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer was seen at a departure gate at Toronto’s Pearson Airport today without a mask on — an apparent contravention of the rules that apply to travellers passing through the terminal. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-07-07 20:47:39 UTC ]
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NYT Mag Wins Big at Virtual National Magazine Awards

The New York Times Magazine was the top winner at this year's National Magazine Awards (commonly referred to as the "Ellies"), which were held as a virtual ceremony Thursday evening after the annual gala, originally set for Brooklyn in mid-March, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-29 01:15:13 UTC ]
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Greater collaboration will help our industry in the fight for recovery

The bosses of two Omnicom stablemates, Tammy Einav of Adam & Eve/DDB and Tim Pearson from OMD Group UK, have been working more closely since the virus crisis and have a blueprint for recovery. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2020-05-15 07:16:20 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's hires Pearson and Timms as publishing directors

Macmillan Children’s Books has appointed Egmont's Nicole Pearson and Little Tiger's Barry Timms to new publishing director roles in its expanding Preschool, Brands and Classics division. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 14:15:14 UTC ]
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'Too big to fail': COVID-19 and Canadian real estate

Could the "wealth-conjuring machine" that is Canadian real estate grind to a halt after the COVID-19 crisis exposed its worst weaknesses? That's the concern many who watch a sector that makes up a bigger part of the Canadian economy than oil and... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for the first quarter as a result of Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 16:58:47 UTC ]
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A newly discovered portrait of Mary Pearson reminds us that the Austens were total jerks about her.

Long before Tinder, there was Jane Austen, warning your dates and their families that you looked nothing like your picture: in this instance, her subject was Mary Pearson, a portrait of whom has recently been discovered and acquired by Jane Austen’s House museum. Pearson, who likely inspired... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 15:55:45 UTC ]
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SA company lands large partner to provide professional certifications

San Antonio-based TrueAbility, a skills assessment software company, has signed a multiyear agreement with Minneapolis-based Pearson VUE, enhancing the global testing company's ability to administer certification exams for clients that can accurately demonstrate a test taker's competencies and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-04 13:27:17 UTC ]
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Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments postponed or waived.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 23:25:19 UTC ]
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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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“The House of God,” a Book as Sexist as It Was Influential, Gets a Sequel

Rachel Pearson reviews the sequel to “The House of God,” “Man’s 4th Best Hospital,” by Stephen Bergman, written under the pen name Samuel Shem, and discusses the book’s sexism and flaunting of privilege. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-12-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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