More than 300 million students worldwide are having their learning disrupted by the spread of Coronavirus. 

If you’re continuing your English language studies when schools, colleges and universities are closed, our priority is to help you to access your learning materials online and keep learning – and there are some useful ideas for stress-busting, too!

We’ll be updating this site regularly with even more helpful resources.

online learning

Do you need to get started with learning online?

Dr. Kristen DiCerbo

Our class has moved online. Now what?

You may not be new to online learning, but perhaps this is the first that it’s full time! 

Dr. Kristen DiCerbo, Pearson's Vice President of Learning Research & Design brings some helpful advice to make the transition easier and support your learning outside the classroom.

Have you discovered the Pearson English Portal?

All Pearson English courses are accessed through the Pearson English Portal, the single access point for online and offline English teaching and learning resources.

Pearson English Portal

Find out more about the Pearson English Portal with these easy-to-use tutorials. 

Free course resources 

You can also access free student resources on the Pearson English Portal, simply follow the on-screen instructions to access or setup your portal account.


Some courses accessed via the portal are on the MyEnglishLab platform. Find out more about MyEnglishLab with these easy-to-use tutorials.

Are you looking for tips to stay healthy?

Beyond studies, it’s also important to spend time focusing on health and wellbeing.

These blog posts offer great ideas to support de-stressing and help to manage time, organize learning and reduce anxiety.

Wellness: 6 tips for taking care of yourself during this stressful time

Right now many of us are juggling working in a new environment, becoming a teacher for our kids, caring for our family full time and dealing with the anxiety that comes from living in the middle of a pandemic.

Here are six tips based on the science of learning to help you get through this.

Feeling overwhelmed? How to reduce anxiety using to-do lists

Teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author Rachael Roberts outlines how you can reduce anxiety with well-managed to-do lists.

She goes into the psychology behind to-do lists and shows exactly how you can make the most of your own lists to get back on top of your priorities. 

In response to the recent Covid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, we would like to reassure the global ELT community.

Pearson teams around the world are doing everything possible to ensure that teaching, learning and exam preparation can continue during this period of uncertainty, following guidance from governments and local authorities in the markets in which we operate.

Please contact your local Pearson office for additional information.