Pearson Signs New Deal With Private Canadian School Network

The Eminata Group announced Tuesday that it had inked a deal for Pearson Education to provide a complete iPad based digital textbook solution.

Beginninng this fall, students at 3 Eminata Group campuses, CDI College, Vancouver Career College and Reeves College, will be able to get all of their course content via Pearson’s iPad app.These 3 campuses will be expanding their current pilot programs to include all students. Over the next 3 years, all programs  at all of the 38 Eminata Group campuses will be converted to digital textbooks to meet the diverse needs of students inside and outside the classroom. Hundreds of Pearson textbooks will be available through the eText for iPad platform, Pearson’s premier electronic book technology.

“We are committed to increasing access to flexible, affordable learning opportunities with programs and services proven to improve student achievement and retention,” said Don Kilburn, CEO of Pearson Learning Solutions. “Our collaboration with the Eminata Group leverages the iPad’s ability to provide students with a more interactive learning experience, so they realize their full academic potential and move into rewarding, successful careers.”