SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the month of March 2012
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
London, England WC2R 0RL
(Address of principal executive office)
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant files or will file annual reports
under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:
Form 20-F X Form 40-F
Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant by furnishing the information
contained in this Form is also thereby furnishing the information to the
Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Yes No X
This Report includes the following documents:
1. A press release from Pearson plc announcing Director/PDMR Shareholding
The Company was notified on 7 March 2012 of the following transfer of ordinary shares of 25p each:-
On 7 March 2012, Robin Freestone transferred 65,000 ordinary shares of 25p each in the Company to his spouse, Mirima Helen Freestone.
This transfer was made by way of gift. The number of shares in which Robin Freestone and his connected persons are beneficially interested remains at 308,731.
This notification is made in accordance with DTR 3.1.2R.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: 07 March 2012
By: /s/ STEPHEN JONES