Our Position On

At Pearson, we aspire to be brave, imaginative, decent, and accountable in everything we do.

These values drive us to improve educational access and outcomes worldwide, through work grounded in research. Because of these values, we have pledged to help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges by aligning with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

It’s also our unwavering commitment to these values that shape Pearson’s point of view on important topics.

We’re often asked to weigh in on issues facing education and the world, in general. Here are our positions on some of these topics.

Low Cost Private Schools

Improving educational access and outcomes in countries where provision is poor or lacking


Developing the next generation of better, smarter, digitally-delivered assessments, ultimately to the benefit of students and teachers

Data Privacy

Working diligently with all our customers to protect information


We value the power of difference


Sharing research and information with policy makers

UK Living Wage

A living wage employer

Modern Day Slavery

Our commitment against modern day slavery

Common Core State Standards In The U.S.

Our position on Common Core State Standards In The U.S.

Education Access and Equity

Freedom and access to opportunity

Support for Public Schools

Supporting public education around the world