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Sushil Eapen, Managing Director
Company Name
Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment
Leadership Team
Vijay Chettiyar, Saurabh Singh, Dr Pushpalatha Gurappa
Number of Employees: 
33
Head Office
Alfa Centre, #20 Koramangala Inner Ring Road, Bangalore 560047,
Tel: 08042153440
Contact person for Clarification
Akshay Kumar, Manager
akshay.kumar@pearson.com
Email info@pearsonclinical.in;
cogmedindia@pearson.com
Website www.cogmed.in; www.pearsonclinical.in
Customer Support 080-42153440

Pearson Clinical and Talent Assessment (PCTA) is a leading global publisher founded in 1921 and is part of Pearson. From preschool to high school, early learning to professional certification, Pearson’s curriculum materials, multimedia learning tools and testing programmes help to educate millions of people worldwide – more than any other private enterprise. The India office of PCTA was established in 2008 and serves school and mental-health professionals in India and other countries in the Indian subcontinent.

Products and Solutions
Among its flagship solutions that address challenges in learning faced by school children, PCTA offers a unique screening tool, Dyslexia Screening Test Junior – India (DST-JINDIA) that can be administered to students not only by psychologists but also by school teachers, to identify children at risk for dyslexia, a test of intellectual ability, Raven’s Educational – CPM/CVS India, and a revolutionary online training program, Cogmed, that improves attention and working memory capacity. Cogmed is a unique learning solution in the ICT space because of its focus on addressing an intrinsic difficulty in learning rather than enhancing the mode of learning. These assessments are significant offerings in the school space and will help enrich student learning in India, after being successfully used in other countries. Pearson Academy India (PAI) is the Learning Centre by PCTA that conducts training in assessment and intervention, through workshops aimed at professionals and students in Psychology and education and allied fields. PAI believes learning is for everyone and aims at delivering it in a personal style. PAI workshops help professionals such as psychologists, special educators and school teachers as well as students of Psychology enhance their knowledge of psychological assessments and interventions. These workshops focus on widely faced challenges among school children, such as dyslexia, memory and intellectual abilities.

USP
Drawing on its global wealth of professional knowledge and capabilities, PCTA is uniquely placed to provide proven assessments, interventions and training workshops that transform lives and help professionals in education, mental-health services and other areas provide the best possible learning and care.

Target Vertical
Pre School, K-12, Higher Education, Mental- health assessment and intervention.

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