Chairman of Pearson, Sidney Taurel, said the education supplies and ELT testing firm is "in the midst of a transformation", though the company will hope a reinvigorated digital strategy sees a return for shareholders.
There is a technology-driven sea change in education towards online learning that involves delivering information in small, digestible pieces that make learning more time efficient and, some say, more relevant for the modern student. Are educators prepared for a byte sized future? Sara Custer brings you up to speed.
While MOOCs and e-learning have increased access to education, problems around completion rates, and quality of learning outcomes are still rife. At the Online Educa Berlin conference this month, stakeholders said more needs to be done to ensure online education produces good academic results.