Training from Pearson
Training from Pearson UK (formerly known as PD&T and Training from Edexcel) provides training to teachers and educators in the UK and worldwide in the delivery, assessment and administration of Pearson qualifications.
We also offer courses on Pearson products and services such as ResultsPlus, Active Learn and Primary resources like Phonics Bug and Abacus, as well as professional development programmes for teachers and leaders in education settings and courses to support examinations officers.
Every year we train over 40,000 education professionals in qualification delivery and assessment.
We use our extensive pool of experts to develop and deliver effective and stimulating training, while ensuring compliance with regulations.
Whether you’re a new or highly experienced teacher, we have a range of face-to-face and online training courses available to support you with the delivery of Pearson qualifications and services.
We hold our training courses at various locations in the UK and internationally as well as online. Our national programme courses can also be delivered at your centre.
Types of Training We Offer
With centre-based training, you can choose any of our national programme of face-to-face training courses to be delivered at your centre.
Our face-to-face training events in the UK and worldwide are designed for anyone teaching or interested in teaching Edexcel, BTEC, EDI or LCCI qualifications from Pearson.
Our popular, engaging and cost-effective face-to-face training:
- is interactive
- is held at various locations in the UK and internationally
- provides opportunities for networking and sharing good practice.
Attending a face-to-face event is a great way to meet and share ideas with other teaching professionals.
Before booking your place on a training event, please make sure you’ve read and understood our terms and conditions.
We understand that delivering first-rate qualifications takes time and careful planning, and we pride ourselves on supporting you every step of the way. Our programme of training events ensures our centres around the world are equipped with the tools needed to deliver our academic and BTEC vocational qualifications with ease.
Our training events for teachers, exams officers and other centre staff are:
- Focused and high quality to make sure you have the skills and information needed to deliver world-class courses
- Run by qualified teaching, training and assessment experts with years of classroom experience to give you confidence
- Delivered through a mixture of face-to-face and online events, many of which are free of charge, giving you the flexibility to choose the right option for you.
Online training is a convenient way to access our live, interactive training from your centre or home, anywhere in the world. It’s easy to set up and you won’t need any special equipment.
Our online training is:
- simple to set up. All you need is a computer and an internet connection
- live and fully interactive, providing immediate feedback to your questions
- a very cost-effective way to train a group. You can train a whole department with one login
- available anywhere in the world. Access our training from wherever you teach.
What can I expect from online training?
During an online training event you’ll be able to hear your trainer, watch presentations and ask questions through an onscreen chat window. You can train by yourself or share the event with your department by using a projector.
To find out more about how online training works, download our step-by-step guide.
These pre-recorded training videos have been developed to support you in the delivery, assessment and post-examination feedback for a range of different subjects. They can be watched at a time that suits you, shared with colleagues and revisited when needed.
Before booking your place on a training event, please make sure you've read and understood our terms and conditions.
All our training events are delivered in accordance with Ofqual regulations and are designed to ensure fair and equal access to appropriate support information.
Training from Pearson UK complies with Ofqual’s General Conditions of Recognition, which reduce the risk of confidential material being disclosed in the context of training provided by awarding organisations to teachers and others.
These conditions came into effect on 3 November 2014.
Read more about how we’re ensuring standards and regulatory compliance.