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Pearson's puzzle

Philip Jones looks at the "stark" difference between the educational and consumer sectors. Read more

Fawcett Society looks for publisher input into gender study

The Fawcett Society, a charity that campaigns for gender equality, is looking for publisher input into a new study into gender stereotypes in early childhood.... Read more

Wiley to buy Knewton

Wiley is to buy courseware and adaptive technology provider Knewton.  Read more

Pearson defends digital strategy as protests greet AGM

Pearson’s bosses have defended the company’s digital strategy, as the firm’s AGM was met by protesting teachers and shareholders frustrated by a lack of return on their... Read more

Pearson records 2% revenue increase in first quarter

Pearson has announced a 2% increase in underlying revenue for the first quarter, with the company confirming its guidance for the year. Read more

Pearson pays tribute to employee killed in Sri Lanka bombings

Pearson c.e.o. John Fallon has paid tribute to employee Dieter Kowalski, who was killed in the Sri Lanka bombings on Easter Sunday. ... Read more

Pearson reveals chief exec bonus of £1.5m

Pearson has unveiled its final financial results report for 2018, revealing its chief executive received total remuneration of £3.1m last year, including a £1.5m bonus.... Read more

Pearson sees sales dip but PRH underlying growth of 10%

Pearson has announced adjusted operating profit growth of 8% in the past year, despite revenue dropping by 9%, according to its 2018 preliminary financial results. Read more

Pearson sells US K12 schools courseware to Nexus in $250m deal

Pearson is selling its US K12 public schools courseware business to private equity group Nexus Capital Management in a deal worth $250m (£193m). Read more

Review of 2018: Specialist Publishers

We investigate how specialist children's, illustrated/comic and academic/educational publishers fared last year in our Review of 2018.   Read more

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