Education publisher Pearson bets on online degrees



Natalie Hilton travels past her central London university every day, listening to lectures on the bus, studying towards a masters degree without ever setting foot on campus.
Hilton, a 24-year-old with a full-time job in advertising, is part of the first intake at King's College London to study a fully online course to enable her to work in mental health.
The scheme is produced by Pearson (PSON.L), the world's largest education publisher, which is looking to online higher education courses to help revive its fortunes after a downturn in its traditional textbooks and marking businesses.
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14 October 2016 in Business, Views: 38
Source: Reuters
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