Here you will find all the press releases for Pearson in India. For any press inquiries, contact reachus@pearson.com

 

  • Chatbots Are The New Hiring Managers

    Chatbots might well be a gateway to jobs as more companies embrace new hiring strategies and automation to assess behavioural traits of candidates before recruiting them.From the traditional practice of sifting through stacks of covering letters and formal candidate profiles, the recruitment process at many a company are slowly shifting to individual interactions, either personally or digitally, before extending offer letters, according to experts.Experts said companies are adopting various new implicit hiring ways like chatbots being used to conduct text interviews, recruitment with the help of virtual reality, crowd sourcing platforms or 'market place' where employers have live interactions with prospective candidates...Read More

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  • Amity University in entrance exam partnership with Pearson VUE

    Amity University has entered into a multi-year agreement with Pearson VUE, the global leader in computer-based testing (CBT), to deliver its entrance exams in India.Candidates can now register for the Amity Joint Entrance Exam (AMITY-JEE) and schedule it online. Instead of travelling to a city centre exam hall on one particular day, candidates can sit the test at a local, highly secure Pearson VUE test centre on a day and time of their choosing.... Read More

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  • Enhancing Education Through AR And VR Technology

    We have been reading about the potentialities of virtual and augmented reality (AR and VR) since the last few years - both are technologies revolutionizing methods of learning and teaching through in-depth insights into complex subjects, facilitating language immersion, and enabling virtual trips. Though the concept has indeed taken some time to flourish due to institutional inertia and lack of purchasing power in India, the market for AR/VR in education has begun to take strides with publishers increasingly adopting these technologies to enhance the students’ learning experiences. ..Read More

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  • Focus on teachers' training and digital learning, steps in right direction

    For the first time in several years, Union budget has talked about improving India's research output and improving teachers' training as issues that require attention. The new initiative called RISE – Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Education – announced in the budget, has been allocated a total investment of Rs 1,00,000 crore in the next four years. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the new initiative is to step up investments in research related infrastructure in premier educational institutions... Read More

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  • Employee engagement at Pearson India

    With Digitisation and Automation discussed across various sectors, it becomes essential for all companies today to equip their workforce with digital capabilities and future technologies. Globally and in India, Pearson is moving towards becoming a digital learning company and people are at the centre of what we do. Training, therefore, is critical and covers four key elements – Process, Tool & Systems, Culture and Knowledge skills & Behaviour.Today, when education is embracing technology, the need of the hour is that our workforce has skills and capabilities in acknowledging the digital needs of our customers. We are looking at building capabilities across functions such as sales and leadership with focus on digital first approach and customer centricity... Read More

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  • How India Can Build An AI-Friendly Education System By 2030

    Today, AI has turned into reality what used to be the stuff of sci-fi novels. For decades, scholars from diverse disciplines have been predicting how AI and robotics are about to change the way we think, work and live.Although, not everyone is on the same page when it comes to AI, there is no denying that it is already demonstrating its positive potential in many industries... Read More

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  • Omidyar Network leads seed investment in fintech startup Bon

    Bonfleet Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs fintech startup Bon, has raised a seed round of funding led by impact investment firm Omidyar Network, founder Bhasker Bosky Kode told VCCircle.

    The company has received Rs 7.8 crore ($1.03 million) from investors that also include early-stage investment firm Axilor Ventures and Better Capital’s AngelList India Syndicate. It will use the money for expansion and to upgrade its technology, he added... Read more

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  • Employability amongst fresh talent rise to 45.60% this year

    Employability amongst the fresh talent has increased significantly in the past few years to 45.60 per cent this year led by key domains like engineering, BPharma and MCA, says a report.According to India Skills Report 2018, the percentage of the employable population is likely to increase to 45.60 per cent this year, from 33 per cent in 2014...Read More

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  • How to study abroad with Pearson Test of English Academic

    The demand for studying abroad amongst students is growing rapidly in India, and with it, the need for aspirants to score well in their English test.Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic) is the fastest English test available which assists students to take their test without any hassles... Read More

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