1 hr ago
The real reason behind the BBC's kicking of Nick Prettejohn
Hats off to Rona Fairhead, the former Financial Times executive who will succeed Lord Patten as chairman of the BBC Trust.
5 hrs ago
Pearson plc Stock Rating Upgraded by AlphaValue
The firm currently has a GBX 1,363 price target on the stock. AlphaValue's price target would indicate a potential upside of 23.35% from the stock's previous close.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Rona Fairhead: chairmanship of BBC Trust part of venerable ascent to the top
Her advice? Keep in touch with previous bosses. With a formidable CV like hers, spanning more than a decade at the FT owner Pearson and a seat at the government's chairmanship.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Former FT Ceo to become next BBC Trust chairman
Rona Fairhead, former boss of the Financial Times Group, will become the new chairman of the BBC Trust, the body which oversees the publicly-funded British broadcaster, the BBC reported on Saturday.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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Susan H. Rodger Named Recipient of the 2013 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award
Boston, MA August 27, 2014 Pearson announced today that Susan H. Rodger was named the recipient of the 2013 ACM Karl V. Karlstrom Outstanding Educator Award.
Pearson plc's Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Natixis
's stock had its "buy" rating restated by research analysts at Natixis in a report released on Wednesday.
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The L.A. School iPad Scandal: What You Need To Know
The L.A. Unified School District had planned to buy some 700,000 iPads for its students and teachers.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Pearson Launches Next Generation of Proven Personalized Reading and Math Solution for K-8 Learners
Schools and districts around the country are increasingly personalizing the learning process to ensure that all students are on track for meeting and exceeding today's more rigorous learning goals and graduating college career-ready.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Pearson Partners with American Health Information Management...
To increase access to online educational opportunities for health information management professionals, Pearson today announced a partnership with the , the premier association of health information management professionals worldwide.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Sanford C. Bernstein Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Pearson plc
's stock had its "outperform" rating restated by Sanford C. Bernstein in a research note issued on Friday.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
FTSE 100 movers: Admiral and Glencore shares fall after H1 results
Car insurance group Admiral was a heavy faller on Wednesday after the group said turnover in the first half was down 5% at A 1.04bn as a 9% rise in customers was outweighed by a fall in premiums over last year.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Pearson to Issue Badges for Adobe Certified Associate Certification Program
Badges will now be available to candidates who earn ACA certification for the Adobe Creative Cloud or Creative Suite 6. Acclaim's approach to applying the Mozilla Foundation's open badge standard is to partner with academic institutions and high-stakes credentialing organizations such as Adobe to represent as badges learning outcomes and ... (more)
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Pearson plc Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
Pearson plc has earned a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty-two brokerages that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports .
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Pearson Canada and the Association for Early Childhood Educators...
The College of Early Childhood Educators now requires that all members working in an early childhood centre participate in continuous professional learning to remain current in their knowledge, skills and professional values.