Pearson companies win English-Language Teaching Awards in China

Pearson Longman, Pearson Language Tests and Wall Street English are honoured


Pearson Longman, Pearson Language Tests and Wall Street English were among the 50 organisations selected as the “most influential institutions in the English Language Teaching industry in China.”

At an award ceremony held in Beijing on May 13, the 21st Century English Newspaper group announced the winners of its first annual Award Ceremony for the Most Influential Institutions in the ELT Industry. Awards were presented in six categories: Publishing Companies, Training Companies, Electronic Device Makers, Translation Service Providers, Overseas Study Service Providers, and Institutions with Special Merit.

Pearson Longman was awarded in the Publishing category and was also chosen for Special Merit; in addition, several titles including New Concept English were mentioned as key works enhancing the influence of our publishing partners. Wall Street English was recognised in the Training Company category, while Pearson Language Tests was honoured in the Special Merit category.

With four awards, Pearson was the only foreign education company with awards in more than one category. More than 120 institutions were nominated for awards.

The 21st Century English Newspaper group is an ELT-focused organisation that publishes a range of newspapers and magazines focusing on the English-language teaching industry in China, with news and information relevant to teachers, students, investors and education service companies. 21st Century has hosted a National English Speaking Competition in China for the last 15 years.

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