Pearson

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London private school investigated over blanket A or A* grades in 2021 A-levels
North London Collegiate school has faced multiple malpractice allegations over way grades awarded

Richard Adams Education editor

24, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Pearson plans to sell its textbooks as NFTs
Educational publisher’s move into non-fungible tokens is intended to claw back some of the income lost to secondhand sales

Lucy Knight

02, Aug, 2022 @3:37 PM

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Grant Shapps’ response to P&O Ferries won’t get its sacked workers their jobs back | Nils Pratley
New powers will block ferries that pay crews below minimum wage from UK ports, which P&O will probably find acceptable

Nils Pratley

30, Mar, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Shares in education publisher Pearson jump 20% on hopes of private equity bid
Market value increases by nearly £1bn as Apollo considers improved cash offer after £6.4bn deal rejected

Mark Sweney

11, Mar, 2022 @1:22 PM

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Pearson and Simon Fuller join forces to set up Academy of Pop
Firm’s venture with ex-Spice Girls manager will launch in Hollywood in 2022, in person and online

Mark Sweney

15, Oct, 2021 @9:39 AM

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BT’s woolly response to boardroom rift claim misses the point | Nils Pratley
Professional disagreement is allowed, so why is BT drawing attention to itself in this way?

Nils Pratley

08, Mar, 2021 @7:29 PM

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Music A-level exam board to reinstate its only black composer
Edexcel initially defended decision to cut British jazz artist Courtney Pine from course

Richard Adams and Harriet Clifford

20, Jan, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Exam board drops only black composer from music A-level syllabus
British jazz artist Courtney Pine axed amid Covid-related course changes, says Pearson Edexcel

Harriet Clifford and Richard Adams

04, Jan, 2021 @10:47 AM

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Third of Pearson's shareholders vote against CEO's £7.2m pay package
Former Disney chairman Andy Bird is to take up job at education publishing group in October

Joanna Partridge

18, Sep, 2020 @2:02 PM

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If the government is serious about levelling up, it needs to protect BT | Nils Pratley
Any approach by the leveraged buyout brigade could be a death knell for fast-fibre broadband rollout

Nils Pratley

24, Aug, 2020 @6:55 PM

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Exam board Pearson appoints ex-Disney executive as CEO
Andy Bird to join education firm, which was dragged into UK Covid grading fiasco

Mark Sweney

24, Aug, 2020 @9:35 AM

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Schools frustrated as BTec results caught up in exams fiasco
Reports of erratic grading and errors in England despite claims they would not be disrupted

Richard Adams Education editor

18, Aug, 2020 @5:34 PM

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