Research & White Papers

At Pearson, we aim to deliver and apply research to help improve employability and career readiness. Our vision is to turn ideas into practical and usable learning innovations. Download some of these reports and white papers to see how you can implement these ideas and solutions.
On Track: Redefining Readiness in Education and the Workplace

What is college and career readiness and how can we ensure that our students are making progress toward those goals? This white paper describes and contrasts three readiness paradigms that not only assess strengths and weaknesses at multiple stages in learners’ lives, but also generate targeted interventions and supports to help learners progress toward significant future goals.

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Employability at a Glance

See the most recent statistics on the employability gap and higher education and business collaboration.

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Employability Skills Gap

Learn about the top skills employers seek that college grads may lack and Pearson’s commitment to employability.

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