New Programs from Pearson Help Students Master Career Planning and Life Skills for Success in the 21st Century—March 18, 2010 -- The education services and technology company Pearson is releasing two new programs aimed at preparing today's middle and high school students for success in school and in the workforce: Exploring Careers for the 21st Century and Life Skills for the 21st Century: Building a Foundation for Success. Learn more >
Pearson Celebrates Kathy Hurley’s New Role as Chair for the Partnership for 21st Century Skills—Pearson is proud to announce that Kathy Hurley, Sr. Vice President Strategic Partnerships for Pearson School companies has taken on a the role as chair for the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. Learn more >
Pearson and Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Campaign—On October 8, 2009, Jumpstart’s national partners will support Read for the Record celebrations across the United States. Presented in partnership with Pearson, Jumpstart’s Read for the Record campaign continues to raise awareness of the importance of early literacy, personal service, and the need to support civic literacy. Learn more >
Million Voice Project to Improve Education by Listening to Students—March 16, 2010 -- Current academic research increasingly emphasizes the role that personal engagement plays in students' success in high school and in their preparation for college and career. In response, the Pearson Foundation today announced a new effort to survey and study students' personal views of their academic learning experiences. The Million Voice Project--a new, online administration of the My Voice Survey from the Quaglia Research Institute for Student Aspirations (QISA)--aims to assemble the most substantial research-based understanding of student attitudes and experiences in the American education system. Learn more >
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