Pearson Plc is an international media and education company. It engages in the education, business information and consumer publishing markets. Pearson delivers content in a variety of forms and through a variety of channels, including books, newspapers and online services. The company provides educational materials, learning technologies, educational software and system-wide solutions, test development, processing and scoring services to governments, educational institutions, corporations and professional bodies around the world. Pearson was founded by Pearson Samuel in 1844 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.