Increase pupil engagement with interactive learning across the curriculum. Since 2010, Pearson has spent more than $2 billion on international adult education: The purchases include a 75% stake in CTI, a chain of computer-training schools in South Africa; Wall Street English, an English-language school business in China; and, as noted earlier, the Multi chain of English-language schools in Brazil, for $721 million.
Fallon has restructured Pearson, cutting $215 million in costs and 4,000 jobs and acquiring digital and other education businesses overseas, most recently Brazil’s Grupo Multi chain of English-language school centers for $721 million. Pearson settled the case in 2013 without admitting wrongdoing, paying a $7.7 million fine and agreeing to separate its foundation’s efforts from those of the company. Parents know that education for their children is the only route out of poverty, and they have often been frustrated with public schools. Click here to find supplements to go with our Pearson Higher Education Global Editions. Pearson has official logos that you can use to show your participation in our user group programs.
Ayala assembled a board of executives with international experience to create an education company that would mold middle and high school students into the perfect entry-level employees for foreign corporations. It’s also a way for Pearson to put its outcome-based strategy in place with less interference, and—the company hopes—show that it works.
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