Pearson Education is one of the largest education companies in the world. It was founded in the United Kingdom in 1844 as a publishing company. Today, Pearson Education operates in more than 70 countries and employs more than 32,000 people. The company provides a wide range of educational products and services, including textbooks, digital learning tools, and assessment products. Pearson Education is a publicly traded company and its stock is listed on the London Stock Exchange.