For decades, the major landmark of Balut, Tondo, a densely populated slum squeezed against Manila’s North Harbor, was a monumental pile of often-smoldering trash nicknamed Smokey Mountain. In their view, Pearson is bent on controlling every element of the process, from teacher qualifications to curriculums to the tests used to evaluate students to the grading of the tests to, increasingly, owning and operating its own learning institutions.
Visit our Products & Services sections to learn more about Pearson products that help fuel a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. In the United Kingdom, Pearson VUE works with professional and government bodies, including the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB). All of them, though, save money on teachers and claim they still deliver a superior education—even though most research shows that teacher quality is the single most important factor in a student’s education. By the end of the century, Pearson had become a giant whose projects included the Sennar Dam in Egypt, railroads in China, and even a tunnel under the Hudson River in New York City. It’s pursuing this strategy through a venture called the Pearson Affordable Learning Fund.
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Recognizing that government funding of public education is finite, the Foundation supports students and furthers this goal by supplying seed money to a broad array of projects generated by the teachers and administrators of the LBP community. To this end, the company is testing academic, financial, and technological models for fully privatized education on the world’s poor. In the 1920s, Pearson diversified, buying the Lazard investment bank as well as the Château Latour winery and the Madame Tussaud wax museum.