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PSB Academy students to enjoy always-on learning with Pearson partnership

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Source: Media Outreach
Headline: PSB Academy students to enjoy always-on learning with Pearson partnership
SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – 05 December 2017 – PSB Academy, Asia’sFuture Academy, has appointed Pearson Education South Asia as its preferredlearning partner for a suite of digital learning services today. PSB Academy and Pearson to make learning possible, anytime, on any device.

The partnership, a first for the education industry in Singapore, willsee the Academy gradually implement a suite of interactive online learning aidsand real-time analytics to enrich the learning journeys of their studentcommunity.

For a start, students from PSB Academy’s leading School of Life andPhysical Sciences will have access to Pearson’s extensive digital library of learningmaterials and textbooks, following PSB Academy’s School of Business andManagement and School of Engineering and Technology students who have pioneeredthe Pearson’s platform for over a year.

Pearson’s collection of platforms from its MyLab and Mastering, aswell as Learning Catalytics services,will play a part in the students’ education journey — from learning and applicationto assessments, which are designed with the aim of maintaining the Academy’sexcellent graduate outcomes1.

Facilitators and lecturers will benefit from features in Pearson’steam-based learning platforms, as they are able to harness data from onlineinteractions with students and assessments to make real-time improvements to theirteaching.

“As Asia’s Future Academy, we are proud to be the pioneering privateeducation institution to transform our students’ education journey and raisetheir learning experience. As digital natives, our students will appreciategreater personalization and autonomy in their learning. Through cutting-edgeapproaches to education, PSB Academy remains dedicated to maximizing thelearning outcomes of our students by giving them access to the best-in-classtechnology, classroom formats, laboratories, facilities and campus design,”says Dr Sam Choon-Yin, Dean of PSB Academy.

“At Pearson, we are passionate about creating opportunities and openingnew pathways to success for learners across the region. As PSB Academy’spreferred learning provider in Singapore, we are glad that the Academy hastaken the first step to embracing a flexible, EdTech friendly learningenvironment to enable a partnership that will help us better prepare studentsfor the Future Economy,” says Alan Malcolm, Head of Asia, Pearson.

1Visit www.psb-academy.edu.sg/GES2015 for more.

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