Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, has been awarded silver accreditation against the Investors in People Standard in the UK, demonstrating their commitment to high performance through good people management.
Pearson is the UK's largest awarding organisation offering academic, vocational and work-based learning qualifications, including BTEC, Pearson Edexcel GCSE and A levels and LCCI. As well as qualifications, the company also provides textbooks, online resources, education services and professional development tools which are used by teachers and students across the country.
Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results. Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.
All 2,000 of Pearson UK employees, across its ten sites, took part in the re-accreditation process, alongside 2,000 ‘Associates’, who are contracted to examine, moderate and verify qualifications.
Pearson has held bronze IiP accreditation since 2004.