|Trade Name:||Pearson Japan K.K.|
|Country Manager:||Toshinori Iwamoto|
|Address:||11F KANDA SQUARE
2-2-1 Kanda-Nishiki-cho, Chiyoda-ku
|Contact:||[Phone] 03-4540-0380 (Main)
|Date Established:||December 17, 2012|
|Capital:||496 million yen|
About Pearson JapanPearson Japan is the Japanese subsidiary of London-based Pearson PLC, the world’s largest provider of educational services. Pearson is highly regarded for delivering leading-edge solutions to a wide variety of educational institutions, corporations, and other organizations. These range from traditional English educational materials to digital English educational resources incorporating the latest technologies, e-learning resources, electronic dictionaries, and online assessments. Pearson is also involved in curriculum development, human resources training, and the provision of assessment and qualification solutions. Our mission and ultimate goal is to help people make measurable improvements in their lives through learning.
About Pearson PLCPearson PLC, based in London, is the world’s largest provider of educational services, with operations in over 70 countries. Melding over 150 years of publishing industry knowledge with leading-edge technology, the company is active in many facets of the education business.
|1959||British Books, the predecessor of Longman Penguin Office in Japan, is founded.|
|1978||Regents Publishing Company is established. Company name is changed to Prentice Hall Publishing later the same year.|
|1980||Longman Penguin Japan is established as a Japanese arm. Company name is changed to Longman Japan in 1993.|
|1999||Prentice Hall Publishing merges with two Japanese subsidiaries of Pearson PLC: Longman Japan and Addison-Wesley Publishers Japan. Company name is changed to Pearson Education Japan.|
|2010||Pearson Education Japan merges with Kirihara Shoten. Company name is changed to Pearson Kirihara K.K.|
|2013||Joint venture with Kirihara Shoten is dissolved, and Pearson Japan K.K. is formed.|