is an UK based education publishing and assessment company that offer services to schools as well as organizations. There are lots of well-known educational media brands owned by the company that include eCollege, Poptropica, Scott Foresman, Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall, and Peachpit. The main headquarters of the company is situated in London, United Kingdom. There are more than 32,000 people employed by the company controlling all their operations around the globe. The company was established on 29 July 1998 and now operate in more than 70 countries globally.
The American headquarters of the company is situated in New York City, New York, United States. Other major offices of the company are situated in Philippines and Europe. Along with their core products, the company’s portfolio also includes Mastering Platform and MyMathLab.
In order to create CourseSmart, the company worked in a collaboration with lots of other higher-education publishers. This division is involved in the selling operations of college textbooks in the eTextbook format. In addition, the company has also partnered with the GreyCampus for providing higher-education learning solutions to the teachers through the brand name Learningware.
There are lots of publishing imprints owned by the company that includes Adobe Press, Cisco Press, Exam Cram, InformIT, Marcromedia Press, MySQL Press, New Riders, Novell Press, York Notes, Que Publishing, SAMS Publishing, Whartron School Publishing, and Heinemann. In addition to that, the Pearson
has Allyn & Bacon, Edexcel, FT Press, Propero, Silver Burdett, Pi Press, Penguin Books, and Payne Galway.