Who We Are

About Pearson 

  • Pearson is the world’s leading learning company
  • We help people of all ages throughout the world make measurable progress in their lives through learning. 
  • Pearson is one of the largest private education companies in South Africa. We own many of the best-known and most-respected names in publishing: Heineman and Maskew Miller
  • We operate in over 70 countries
  • We publish in over 58 African languages
  • We employ over 40 000 people globally
  • Pearson distributed 23 million textbooks in South Africa in one year
  • Over 80 000 teachers trained by Pearson in South Africa in one year
  • We are world leaders in providing print and digital learning services, content and products
  • Pearson owns Pearson Institute of Higher Education, formerly Midrand Graduate Institute (MGI)