Pearson is committed to supporting our international partners through the recent challenges presented by Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and, as a valued customer, we wanted to share an update on Pearson’s guiding principles and how we intend to support you as an organisation during this challenging time.
In light of the recent announcements in relation to COVID-19 and centre closures, we have put together some questions and answers that we hope will help explain our current plans for continuing with standards verification, and our position on assessment for BTEC.
Pearson joins Global Consortium to launch programe to tackle COVIDd-19 youth jobs crisis .
Online initiative led by social enterprise app Goodwall will help unlock job, education and funding opportunities for 10 million young people, in partnership with leading UN organisations and international partners.
Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, appoints Mrs Sevinç Atabay, General Manager of the Turkish Education Association (TED), as the first BTEC (Business Technology and Education Council) International Ambassador.
We are proud to be partnering with the Asia Pacific Business Trade Association (ABTA) to empower Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) business owners in South East and South Asia, with management and business skills training to help sustain their businesses and competitive edge during the current challenging economic climate.
Yesterday, the UK Department for Education announced further adaptations to General Qualifications and as we recognise that many of the issues that impact learners in England also relate to our International learners we would like to provide you with an update.
Welcome to the International VQ update.
We wanted to provide you with some information in response to our announcement to the UK centres last week, that we will be activating the ‘Reduced Optional Unit Assessment’ mitigation, in consideration of the continued disruption to teaching and learning. We will be sharing more detailed information in the new year.
The global market for robotics is expanding continuously. According to the World Robotics 2020 Industrial Robots report published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR), by the end of last year some 2.7 million robots were operating in factories around the world, 12% more than in 2019 when 373,000 new robots were sold and installed during that year.
The global economy has gone through turbulent times recently, forcing thousands of people out of their jobs. We wrote a blog about the need for vocational education and the benefits of practical based learning to a countries workforce.
Shanto-Mariam Institute of Creative Technology is a pioneer BTEC institute in Bangladesh focusing on Art & Design. We spoke with Abdullah Masud, a previous director at the institution to discuss more about their centre and how their BTEC courses have been providing their students with the skills and knowledge to achieve their further education and career goals.
CAMFED is an international non-profit organisation tackling poverty and inequality by supporting girls to go to school and succeed. As part of their Learner Guide Programme, CAMFED uses specially developed Pearson BTEC resources in their classrooms.
When we think of sports, we imagine a scene from our favourite cricket match or an iconic goal in football, or a range of other physical games which require exceptional skills and athletic ability for playing. However, the realm of esports is rapidly becoming one of the most popular forms of entertainment and competition in the country.
India has an immense requirement for a skilled workforce with its growing economy, ever-changing technology, and increasing international trade. To develop a skilled workforce, there is a need to adapt skill-based educational practices.
According to the World Economic Forum's Future of Jobs 2020 report, by 2025, 85 million jobs will be transformed by increased use of automation and robots. Furthermore, it is estimated that 97 million new professional roles more suited to the new division of labour between man, machine and algorithms could emerge from this change.
Pearson, in Partnership with School of Marketing (SoM) presents In Conversation with...webinar series, which unites marketing industry leaders, to discuss the significant role of marketing in today's, digitally focused, data driven and fast paced businesses.
When you hear the brand ‘Williams’, your mind will instantly think of Formula One, rubber tyres screeching on concrete, engines roaring and mechanics rushing, tools in tow. But there’s a new sound emerging from the famous racing company to accompany the talking team and hubbub of working together – the sound of buttons mashing.
Pearson Progress is a new accessible and easy-to-use digital platform that has been designed to help teachers get closer to their learners by simplifying the planning and assessment of Pearson BTEC qualifications.
The history of engineering education in India goes back to the colonial times when the first school of engineering started from a tent which is today established as IIT Roorkee. It is interesting enough to know how much scope liberalisation has given to both engineering and education as separate as well as one entity. But the history of how India got its first engineering college is even more intriguing.
Pearson has responded to the growing requirement for digital programme management that the pandemic has brought about, and we are delighted to announce that Pearson Progress will be available for the BTEC International Level 2 and 3 and Higher National suites in 2022.
The BTEC Showstopper Challenge is an annual competition that gives BTEC learners the chance to take centre stage at the BTEC Awards. With the event being hosted in person, the winners will be able to showcase their creative talents to a live audience at Central Hall Westminster in London.
Learning solutions provider Pearson has entered into a partnership with Apollo MedSkills, the educational arm of Apollo Hospitals, to develop effective skilling programmes and training solutions for the healthcare sector.
HN Global is a dedicated online learning platform, containing various free resources to support staff delivering a BTEC Higher National programme, as well as guide students who are on their learning journey.
We are aware of your questions regarding the recent Level 3 review in England. Over the last year, the government in England conducted a review and consultation of Level 3 vocational qualifications, including BTEC.
We've just published a new video demonstrating Pearson Progress with all the bespoke features that have been designed to simplify the planning, assessment and quality assurance of Pearson BTEC qualifications.
As we look forward to the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, UK, and this year's BTEC Awards on the 7 September, we look back to last year's BTEC Sport Learner of the Year and where she is now!
The Jordanian Ministry of Education and Pearson, the world’s learning company, have signed a contract to partner on the reform of Jordan’s technical and vocational education and training (TVET) provision in schools – introducing BTEC qualifications into the country’s curriculum.