Pearson is an international media company with market-leading businesses in education, business information and consumer publishing. We lead our markets in quality, innovation and in profitability. We draw on common assets, capital, processes and culture. With more than 32,000 employees based in 60 countries, we are a large family of businesses that are alike in sharing the same aim: a focus on making the reading and learning experience as enjoyable and as beneficial as it can possibly be.
Pearson is listed on the London (PSON) and New York (PSO) Stock Exchanges. In 2007 our businesses had sales of $8.394 Billion and operating profit of £634m ($1,262m). Some of Pearson Affiliates & Subsidiaries include:
About Pearson VUE
Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson Plc. Pearson VUE is the world's leading computer-based testing and assessment business. Working with organisations of all sizes to create flexible, custom-built assessment solutions and delivering them in a secure and reliable testing environment. We deliver millions of on-screen tests per year in over 162 countries via our global network of test centres. Candidates can choose from over 5,000 test centres worldwide.
We have offices in the United Kingdom, United States, India, Japan and China, and provide testing services for Health & Medicine, Information Technology, Academic/Admissions, Transport, Employment & Human Resources and Financial Services clients. Our innovative technology offers the highest levels of security and programme control, while our commitment to service provides clients and individual test takers with an unmatched testing experience.
Pearson VUE delivers tests globally for both the Professional and IT markets. In the United Kingdom, Pearson VUE works with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) & DVA to deliver the Driving Theory Test, the largest on-demand testing programme in the world. Pearson VUE also delivers university admissions exams for National Admissions Test for Law (LNAT) and UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) as well as numerous Medical Clients such as National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCLEX), American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM), Royal College of Physicians (RCP), and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP). Please refer to Appendix A to view our Global client references.