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Meet the Outstanding e-Learning Student of the Year

Meet Webster Rose, a full-time Humana employee and associate degree graduate from our academic partner Pima Community College. Webster has gone above and beyond in his academic involvement and will be presented with the Outstanding e-Learning Student Award at this year’s ITC Annual Conference.

We Love Our Students, and They Share the Love Back!

We love finding the right educational path that works for each student’s specific goals, and then cheering them on throughout their entire learning journey. Check out what our students are saying and how they share the love back!

Artificial Intelligence Is Modernizing Workplace Learning

As automation threatens the future of many jobs, organizations are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence (AI) for analysis and predictions. This allows them to better address skill gaps and modernize workplace learning for the future of work.

Celebrating Black History Month: Spotlight on Scientists

We love to celebrate Black History Month by highlighting significant moments of diversity and inclusion throughout history. This February, we’re shining a spotlight on three scientists who deserve special recognition for their contributions to society.

Student Interview with a Millennial Working Mom

Meet Melissa! This busy millennial mom works full-time and is currently finishing a bachelor’s degree through Pearson Accelerated Pathways. We wanted to find out how she manages it all. Check out our interview with her!

Education Boosts Mental Health

Research shows that education can improve mental health by broadening your intellectual, social and emotional horizons. Attending school can expand your knowledge, help you meet new people, further your goals, improve your career and even help you build better coping mechanisms.

How Does Pearson Accelerated Pathways Work?

At Pearson Accelerated Pathways, we believe your college experience should empower you to pursue your goals, advance your career and live your life – not burden you with debt or chain you to a campus. How does it work? Check out these five easy steps!

Why Regional Accreditation Is Better

Plenty of institutions offer amazing deals for online courses that seem too good to be true. And some are. When choosing to spend time and money on your education, it’s important to know that you’re making a wise investment. Regional accreditation is the measure to seek.

Why You Should Earn a Degree While on Active Duty

While some serve in the military for their entire careers, most transition to civilian life, where a degree can strongly benefit their chances for success. Job applicants with both a college degree and military experience place themselves above the pack of candidates who have just one or the other.

In-House vs. Outsourced Training – Which Is Better?

One of the most important factors to consider in attempting to maximize and allocate a learning & development (L&D) budget is whether to train in-house vs. outsource. Check out these pros and cons of each skill development approach before you make a decision.

Education Benefits Are Becoming the Most Popular Workplace Perk

With skyrocketing college costs in the US, the popularity of employee education benefits has also grown. And while education perks aren’t new to benefits packages, the offerings are becoming more robust and increasingly targeted to a wider audience.

How to Help Employees Navigate Career Pathways

Employers who don’t offer clear advancement opportunities for workers, particularly in low-wage jobs, will find difficulty in hiring and retaining talent—not to mention in maintaining a happy staff and positive work culture. Check out these four best practices to help your workers navigate internal career pathways.

3 Secrets to Keeping Frontline Staff Happy

Frontline workers are the first point of contact for your customer. Their performance has a pivotal impact on your business. As such, there’s no question about the importance of keeping your frontline staff happy. Simply put, happy frontline workers make happy customers.

Benefits of Upskilling Frontline Workers

With increasing automation in the workplace, more remote working and higher demand for vocational skills, employers who invest in training and education will become better qualified to handle the future of work, which can yield higher earnings for both the individual and the organization.

Supportive Supervisors Are Needed Now More than Ever

We recently sponsored a study to identify successful approaches used by companies to support the advancement of under-represented frontline workers. Based on interviews and research of best-in-class employers, we found that a big portion of the answer lies in having supportive leadership.