Welcome to the Pearson Foundation

Project MASH Open, Authentic and Connected Learning

Project MASH, a new social learning platform for teachers, students, and the organizations that serve them, makes it easy to find and share learning experiences. By offering learning that is open, authentic, and connected we are helping to bridge the gap between classroom learning and real world experiences.

New Learning Institute Transforming the way young people learn

The New Learning Institute delivers engaging, personalized, project-based programs to young people and educators. Using the latest digital and mobile technologies and digital media practices and tools, we help young people explore their interests, direct their own learning, and better prepare themselves for living and working in the 21st century.

My Voice Listening to students. Improving schools.

My Voice™ engages all members of the school community in a student-centered dialogue about their school’s culture. By asking students, staff, and parents about school, analyzing their responses, and acting on them, My Voice aims to help students reach their fullest potential.

We Give Books Read. Give. Share.

We Give Books gives parents, caregivers, and educators immediate access to a growing digital library of great children’s books—books they can read for free, anytime and anywhere they like. For each book read online, we donate a brand new book to a great literacy organization serving young people who don’t have books of their own. The more you read, the more we give.

Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education Sharing best practices of the world’s exemplary school systems

Produced jointly by the OECD and the Pearson Foundation, “Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education” documents the concrete solutions and bold innovations that have helped improve student learning outcomes in ten of the world’s leading education systems.

Learning Starts Helping parents make sense of education and learning now

LEARNING STARTS is a weekly guide to key matters on K-12 education. Designed for parents hoping to make sense digital innovations inside and outside the classroom, LEARNING STARTS presents an optimistic roundup of the research and practices influencing the latest ways teachers teach and students learn.

Five Things I’ve Learned Showcasing great examples of the best in education

Five Things I’ve Learned collects personal reflections of education leaders in an effort to share their experience and help others make sense of the many perspectives shaping the ongoing debate about education, about learning, and about what’s possible for individuals, for organizations, and for communities around the world.

The Pearson Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to make a difference by promoting literacy, learning, and great teaching.

We do this by collaborating with leading businesses, nonprofits, and education experts to share good practice; foster innovation; and find workable solutions to the educational disadvantages facing young people and adults across the globe. Read more…