Pearson TQ is delighted that BT has been shortlisted for the Excellence in Learning & Development Award at the Personnel Today Awards 2019 in conjunction with the Pearson TQ-BT collaboration on their Future Leaders Programme. Pearson TQ has also been nominated by BT for the HR Supplier Partnership Award which recognises excellence in the supply of products and services to HR and L&D professions. The awards take place at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London on 19th November 2019.read more
Pearson Education is delighted to announce that it is the launch partner for Microsoft’s brand new product: HoloLens.
HoloLens is the world’s first untethered augmented reality system, and, given our recent track record with Virtual Reality and 360 Video, it feels natural that we at Pearson should look to see how this next generation of devices can be used to create memorable and effective learning experiences.
HoloLens is a device that allows the user to place and interact with holograms in their own environment. The technology is expected to have an impact on everything from gaming to healthcare, and we want to make sure that Pearson is at the forefront of this revolution in education and training.
In order to achieve this, we are already running small scale trials at the Royal Military School of Engineering, and Welbeck Defence 6th Form College. We will also be looking to develop large scale content creation and trials in a number of schools, colleges and vocational training institutions in the very near future.
Mark Christian, Learning and Innovation Director for Pearson, is thrilled with the new opportunities this partnership will bring.
Together with Microsoft, we can prove the applicability of this new technology for the education sector.
Mark Christian, Learning and Innovation Director for Pearson
Needless to say, we are incredibly excited by the potential of both this technology and partnership, and cannot wait to bring you more news as it develops.
For more information about the partnership and creating content, please contact Mark Christian.
On Wednesday 3rd July, our Business and Administration apprentice, Eve Brown, attended one of Pearson’s quarterly Apprenticeship Provider Events run by Anne Ashworth and Anna Arthur. This event gave Eve the opportunity to see, from a training provider’s perspective, the complexity of the whole apprenticeship system and how tailored and unique the process is for each individual apprentice.
Read about Eve's experience at the event.read more
Lt Col Rich Hall MBE, Commanding Officer at the AFC Harrogate, presented DofE certificates to Junior Soldiers (JS) of Waterloo Company on Monday 11 February 2019.read more