Aims to help students and working professionals to gain proficiency for employability and career enhancement
National, 18 July 2019: Pearson India, the digital learning company, announced the launch of an adaptive English language improvement program – Pearson MePro – to aid learners to enhance their English language proficiency. Based on the Global Scale of English (GSE), the new-age comprehensive English Language Training program will provide content and assessment for learning and development of English language skills including Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Vocabulary and Grammar. The online program will further help in developing accuracy and communication ability, essential for studying abroad and desired career growth through better employment opportunities.
Aligned with the company’s vision to strengthen lifelong learning and career progression, Pearson MePro offers personalized content and industry-specific learning outcomes measured against Global Scale of English (GSE) and Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) levels. The self-paced, online learning program engages the learner with world-class content through role-plays, simulations, virtual reality scenarios and live sessions which are academic and work-related. To encourage practical learning, a first-of-its-kind adaptive English learning module adapts to each learner’s level of proficiency and provides a learner-centric, professional and academic theme-based courseware that helps them become language proficient. Designed in a structured manner the skill-based courseware provides periodic assessments and allows learners to begin their language mastering journey by taking a diagnostic test which maps their current language proficiency level and start the course to master the global language of employability.
Commenting on the launch, Vikas Singh, Managing Director, Pearson India said, “Due to the globalization of economies and ever-changing industry dynamics, the importance of the English language has increased manifold over the last few years. English has taken a center stage as the business language of choice, making it imperative for professionals to be adept in all facets of communication. With our new product Pearson MePro, we have created a skill-based course supported by a range of content tailored to each learner’s need to simplify their learning process. We are confident that this will enable them to find their voice in English and help master the essential language skills to be future-ready.”
Built on relevant learning outcomes on the Global Scale of English (GSE) framework, Pearson MePro evaluates learners on a GSE scale to demonstrate their progress and provide certiﬁcate and recognized digital badges to help them connect with real-world jobs. Based on research involving over 6000 teachers from more than 50 countries, GSE extends the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and uses granular approach to rate learners on a scale of 10 to 90 within a CEFR level. It is the first truly global English language standard that allows teachers to more accurately and easily measure learner progress across the four skills – speaking, listening, reading and writing.
To learn how Pearson MePro will help learners improve English, please follow the link – https://we.tl/t-5yHaAYFVwM
About Pearson India
Founded in 1844, Pearson is the world’s learning company, with 35,000 employees across 70 countries worldwide. We have expertise in educational courseware and assessment, and a range of teaching and learning services powered by technology. Our mission is to help people make progress through access to better learning. We believe that learning opens opportunities, creating fulfilling careers and better lives. Our unique insight and world-class expertise come from our long history of working closely with teachers, learners, researchers, authors, and thought leaders. Our products and services are used by millions of teachers and learners around the world every day.
We have organized around three key stages of learning – a) K-12, b) Higher education and test preparation and c) Vocational and professional education. Established in India since 1998, Pearson has introduced its wide range of products and services in educational institutes as well as directly to the learners. To know more about us visit in.pearson.com and follow us on www.facebook.com/PearsonIn and https://twitter.com/PearsonIn.