The Mutating Giant

Students pose for a selfie with John Fallon, the CEO of Pearson in Brownsville, Texas, on May possibly 16. Fallon delivered the commencement address to far more than 300 students at Texas Southmost College in Brownsville. PALF seeks both to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness of their strategy and to develop a policy environment in local education systems and the global education policy community conducive to for-profit participation in education service delivery. PALF is clear about its aspiration to demonstrate to governments and donors that low-expense private education can support educate the poor in a cost-powerful way” (PALF internet site). PALF envisages governments as key partners in enabling change and growth – making the essential regulatory and policy conditions for a market place in education services. Nowadays analysts believe Pearson controls some 60% of the North American testing market place.

Also, as part of the self-attributed role in policy debate, Pearson is …