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Pearson sales fall despite rise in online courses

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Penguin books on a shelf. Last year Pearson struck a £530m deal to sell its stake in Penguin Random House. Photo: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Sales at education giant Pearson (PSON.L) fell 10% in the three months to September as a slump in its textbook and testing business eclipsed a rise in online learning.

It was the third consecutive quarter of decline, but an improvement on the second quarter’s 28% fall.

The FTSE 100 publisher, which is transitioning from traditional textbooks to digital, has suffered from tumbling sales this year as schools and testing centres shut in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, digital revenue did manage to soften the pandemic blow as its online education business posted a 32% increase.

Enrolment in virtual schools jumped 41% in the first nine months of the year but overall sales were 14% lower in the period compared with 2019.

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DSG Global Completes Installations at Five Golf Courses and Discusses Final Version of Pacer …

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Oct. 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DSG Global Inc. (OTCQB: DSGT) (“DSGT”), and subsidiary divisions, announced the installation of its fleet management products at five more golf courses and awaits delivery of multiple Electric Vehicles from both Skywell and Jonway.

The company installed the proprietary text and tag system at Wolfridge Golf Course located in Angora in Northern Minnesota, owned and designed by Keith Ojanen. https://wolfridgegolf.com/

Vantage Tag installed eighty five tag golf systems at Ironwood Golf Club in Fishers, Indiana. The twenty seven-hole course consists of three separate nine-hole courses. https://www.indianagolf.com/golfcourses/coursedetail.cfm?recordid=7375

The company installed seventy two tag golf units at Grey Eagle Golf Club also in Fishers, Indiana. Gray Eagle Golf Club features 18 holes that include bent grass tees, greens and fairways. https://grayeaglegolf.com/

The company also installed ninety tag text units at Tulare Golf Course in Tulare, California. Tulare Golf Course is open to

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Golf resurgence during COVID-19 poised to shatter records at city-owned courses

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COVID has caused some other forms of entertainment and recreation to become off-limits. Golf has marketed itself as having built-in social distancing – players can check-in remotely and walk straight to the first tee. There has also been good weather through the summer and fewer courses with the city of Dayton permanently closing two of its three golf complexes – Kittyhawk Golf Center and Madden Golf Course.

“Unfortunately, (COVID-19) has affected so many, many, many people in so many different ways. But our golf facilities have been able to provide that respite in the storm,” Jurick said.

“And because of that, they’re having – I wouldn’t say record rounds – I would say record rounds for the last 20 years,” he added.

“Busiest golf-wise in several years”

Courses like Beavercreek Golf Club, Heatherwoode Golf Club, Mound Golf Course, Pipestone Golf Club, The

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UIT Institute Is Launching An Ai-based E-Learning Platform with 1500+ Courses at Amazing Low Prices – Press Release

UIT Institute’s upcoming e-learning platform assures a cutting-edge learning experience through Ai-backed learning software, access to 1500+ courses training from expert instructors in the world and at amazingly low prices.

Miami, Florida – October 9, 2020 – UIT Institute is pleased to announce the upcoming launch of their state-of-the-art e-learning platform this month. The platform is backed by futuristic technologies such as Artificial intelligence, CRM and also Ai-Chatbot to provide an advanced 21st century learning experience for students. Students will have access to a whopping number of 1500+ certification courses that would be available at amazing prices. 

The UITI learning platform will be officially launched on October 15, 2020.

Headquartered at Miami, UIT Institute is the global leader in on-demand and instructor-led training courses and certifications. With the world embracing the “new normal trend” in the current pandemic era, the platform is aimed to equip students and professionals to

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Amid U.S. Golf Boom, Struggling Hawaii Courses Look To Pre-Travel Testing For Needed Boost

Anyone who’s played Ko’Olau Golf Course on Oahu has surely regaled fellow golfers with stories of playing one of the most difficult and visually stunning courses in the world – soaring mountains, lush green surroundings, and forced carries over deep ravines. The oft-repeated joke is that the course record at Ko’Olau was 63… lost balls, that is. And you’d be hard-pressed to find a layout anywhere that looks like a better setting for a Jurassic Park movie.

Sadly, Ko’Olau has been closed, perhaps permanently.

Like many golf courses in Hawaii, Ko’Olau was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. While Hawaii may be paradise on earth, that hasn’t been the case for the golf industry

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Palm Springs might sell its golf courses, but the process will take a while

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Golfers putt on on the 18th hole of the Legends Course, one of two 18-hole city-owned courses at Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort in Palm Springs, (Photo: Jay Calderon/The Desert Sun)

David Ready says the city of Palm Springs is not selling its two municipal golf courses. At least not yet.

“This was a very initial step of a very long process,” said Ready, the city manager for Palm Springs, of the city council’s decision to spend $14,000 to appraise the land on which the 36-hole Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort sits. “And that process will consist of significant public input and I would say a series of council meetings and neighborhood meetings.”

The expenditure of $14,000, approved as a consent calendar item in the city council’s Sept. 24 meeting, covers half the cost of appraising the Tahquitz Creek land. The other half of the funding will come from

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Landscapes Golf Management Chooses Lightspeed to Power 30 Courses in the U.S.

Global commerce leader brings its fully integrated golf course management software to Landscapes Golf Management as it adapts to new consumer demands and the need for digital touch-points

MONTREAL, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Today, Lightspeed announces that it has been selected by Landscapes Golf Management as the cloud-based commerce software that will power 30 of its prestigious golf courses in the U.S. As one of the largest golf management organizations in the world with over 40 years in business, Landscapes Golf Management recognizes the benefits of managing all facets of its business in one simplified system, including its pro shops, clubhouses and golf courses. The golf leader adds Lightspeed’s solutions, including robust APIs, to an existing technology stack during a time of rapid digital transformation within the industry.

With government legislation permitting the continuation of golf operations in most of Landscapes Golf Management’s regions at the height of

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Mirantis Partners with ExitCertified (Tech Data) to Launch its On Demand Cloud Native Training Courses – Press Release

CAMPBELL, Calif.–(Business Wire)–Mirantis announced today it has partnered with ExitCertified (Tech Data) to launch a series of Mirantis On Demand cloud native training courses.

ExitCertified prepares businesses to use today’s leading IT technologies such as AWS, VMware and IBM. On Demand Training from ExitCertified makes it easy to upgrade skills at the students’ own pace. Available instantly, On Demand offers the same course content and hands-on labs found in classrooms, and the fully searchable lessons can be stopped, started, rewound or repeated any time.

“We are excited to have been chosen by Mirantis as the platform for their On Demand training solution,” said Mark McCreath, vice president of Education Services for North America at Tech Data. “Produced exclusively on ExitCertified’s On Demand platform, we’re enabling our customers with authorized training content that they can access anywhere, anytime, 24/7.”

“Mirantis has provided training and certification on leading cloud technologies for

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Free Marketing courses from Latin American universities

The most prestigious universities in Latin America offer us an agenda of free courses to train you in digital marketing and social networks.

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This article was translated from our Spanish edition using AI technologies. Errors may exist due to this process.

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As time goes on, the ingenuity of marketers is put to the test. And boy there is no truce! The competitive market does not leave room for mistakes, so staying informed of the latest trends is practically a must.

Latin America is no stranger to this reality, and more and more universities in our region are developing virtual courses oriented to marketing, the strategic use of social networks, and their influence on people’s daily lives.

In that sense, in order to

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The shift online has colleges looking to share courses

Eureka College, in Illinois, had a problem. Students behind on credits would take summer classes at the local community college to catch up. But their grades didn’t count toward their GPAs, and the private liberal arts school had no way to vet what they were learning. Many students were falling off track as a result.

So in 2017, Eureka partnered with a technology company now called Acadeum, which hosts online course-sharing consortia. These arrangements allow a student at one college to enroll in an eligible online course offered by another participating institution and have it count fully toward their degree. 

Through the partnership, Eureka identifies early on students who may need summer classes to resume good academic standing. Campus staff help students select and enroll in courses they deem worthy of credits. For the most recent summer term, Eureka students had access to nearly 150 online courses. Many were in

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