Pearson Education Services Launches E-Commerce Portal in India
Pearson Education Services, one of the major providers of education solutions in the K-12 segment has recently launched its first online e-commerce destination. Edurite.com is the online e-commerce destination from Pearson Education Services which will cater to the needs of students in India. This portal will be offering different learning resources based on the ICSE, CBSE and different state board syllabus of various states such as Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and West Bengal.
Pearson Education Services which was previously known as Tutor Vista is a part of Pearson which is a global media, education and publishing group that holds about 80% of Pearson Education Services.
The flagship products of Edurite include ScoreMore CDs and DVDs which contain animations and multimedia in several interactive formats. The other learning resources from Edurite include assessment, online tutoring and clarifications for students from qualified and experienced teachers. Sources from the company said that the online portal will also offer different types of preparatory material for several competitive exams such as the civil services examination, IIT-JEE, banking competitive examinations and MBA.
Edurite.com has been developed keeping in mind the educational resources provided by Pearson Education Services across the world. Edurite has been further developed to cater specifically to Indian students. The company plans to use this online portal to democratize education and use the Internet to reach every Indian student across the country. Apart from online preparatory material Edurite.com will also be providing CDs, books, educational gifts and toys that can be purchased for off-line delivery.