On March 22, 2016, investors and education stakeholders met with Pearson shareholders at the Council of Institutional Investors’ Spring Conference in Washington, D.C. On the agenda was Pearson’s lackluster stock performance, souring public opinion, and the economic imperative for Pearson to reevaluate their approach to the business of education. View the presentations in several languages below.
Pearson’s recent response to our Pearson Shareholders Resolution indicates just how significantly the company fails to grasp the gaping holes in its business strategy that inspired the resolution in the first place. By cherry-picking carefully selected facts and omitting pertinent data, we believe that Pearson fails to give its shareholders a complete and unfettered assessment of what’s gone wrong.
Pearson’s Quest to Cover the Planet in Company-Run Schools (wired.com, April 12, 2016)
Education corporation privatizing schools in developing countries (Radio Labour, April 21, 2016)
The case against Pearson—and its response (Washington Post, April 21, 2016)
London Next in International Campaign to Stop Pearson (Mis)Education (Huffington Post, April 21, 2016)