A research project involving UK nurseries and schools is being carried out to develop assessments of children's thinking, reading, spelling and maths abilities.
A research project involving UK nurseries and schools is being carried out to develop assessments of children's thinking, reading, spelling and maths abilities.read more
David Phillips, Vice President of Pearson Work Based Learning and Colleges, speaks about Traineeships.read more
We'd like to invite our FE and skills partners to participate in this survey about how you are managing e-assessment.read more
Pearson's Lesley Davies has been awarded an OBE in the 2015 Queen's Birthday Honours List, in recognition of a lifetime of service to the education sector.read more
From September, A level Economics students will be required to learn about the global financial crisis for the first time.
They will learn about:
- factors that contributed to the crisis (including moral hazard, speculation and market bubbles)
- the role of banking regulation
- monetary and fiscal policy instruments, including quantitative easing
- policy responses to the crisis, comparing and contrasting these with policy responses to the Great Depression of 1929.
Students of Pearson's Edexcel syllabus will also study the use of 'national wellbeing' and 'national happiness' as measures of economic growth for the first time. They will compare and contrast these measures of economic performance with more traditional methods, exploring the limitations of both in comparing living standards between countries and over time.read more