According to UNESCO’s latest statistics, >91% of the world’s students are impacted by school closures; that’s more than 1.57 Billion learners in more than 192 countries who are out of school!
In this uncertain environment we’re facing during the COVID19 pandemic, it’s important that learning continues, even if it can’t happen in person. Pearson, the world’s learning company, is committed to providing access to expert faculty, best practices, and other online learning resources for people who are studying, teaching, or working remotely. Resources are available and accessible here: https://www.pearson.com/news-and-research/working-learning-online-during-pandemic.html
Resources are organized and easily accessible based on audience and level:
- For higher education faculty
- For higher education students
- For K-12 teachers
- For K-12 students and families
- Work from home resources
- Additional region-specific guidance on online learning and teaching
Pearson has also launched a special webinar series, Unwritten, in which authors sit down with Gen Z college students to explain COVID-19 and what it could mean for the future of our economy, healthcare, and culture. The series is open to all and available at the link above.
Pearson looks forward to supporting and collaborating with Business Fights Poverty and its community on the Business and COVID-19 Response Centre, which is designed to accelerate global learning and local action to support the most vulnerable in companies’ value chains, communities and beyond.
Stay tuned for further updates shortly.