Michele began working as a contributing writer for Education Week in 2012, covering parents’ influence on education. At Pearson he has been head of its Higher Education, International and Professional Publishing division and chairman of CourseSmart, a Pearson sponsored consortium of electronic textbook publishers.
Eric Mazur is the creator of Peer Instruction, speaker on physics education and interactive teaching, founder of SiOnyx , and a professor of physics and area dean at Harvard. In November, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) released the executive summary of a study they had worked on for the past eighteen months.
The profit warning was prompted by the collapse of its US higher education business, which is struggling with a decline in textbook sales and the transition to digital learning. And Pearson would try to bring the lessons it learns in Africa and Asia to education markets in the US and the UK.
In official Pearson PLC reports available online, Susan Fuhrman, President of Teachers College-Columbia University is listed as a non-executive director of Pearson. Que Publishing, a publishing imprint of Pearson based out of Seattle, partnered with AARP in order to develop and add to a series of technology books for seniors.