UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 
FORM 6-K
 
 
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 UNDER

THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
 
For the month of October 2013 
 
PEARSON plc
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 
N/A

 
(Translation of registrant's name into English)

 
80 Strand

London, England WC2R 0RL

44-20-7010-2000
(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

 
 
 
 



 

PEARSON PLC
(the "Company")
 
 
 
Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan
 
 
Below are details of purchases (made under the Company's Non-Executive Directors' Share Purchase Plan) of Pearson plc ordinary shares of 25p each and American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) made on the London and New York Stock Exchanges on 30 September 2013 and notified to the Company on 1 October 2013:-
 
 
 
 
Name of Director
 
No. of Shares Purchased
 
Percentage of Issued Stock %
 
Price per Share £
 
Total Holding Following Notification
 
Total Percentage Following Notification %
 
 
David Arculus
 
 
177
 
0.00002%
 
£12.50
 
16,130
 
0.00197%
 
Vivienne Cox
 
 
171
 
0.00002%
 
£12.50
 
1,186
 
0.00014%
 
Ken Hydon
 
 
177
 
0.00002%
 
£12.50
 
17,647
 
0.00216%
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name of Director
 
No. of ADRs Purchased
 
Percentage of Issued Stock %
 
Price per ADR $
 
Total Holding Following Notification
 
Total Percentage Following Notification %
 
Joshua Lewis
 
 
194
 
0.00002%
 
$20.20
 
5,493
 
0.00067%
 
Linda Lorimer
 
 
323
 
0.00004%
 
$20.20
 
323
 
0.00004%
 
 
This notification is made in accordance with DTR 3.1.4R.
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
PEARSON plc

 
 
 
Date: 01 October 2013 
 
 
 
By: /s/ STEPHEN JONES

 
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Stephen Jones
Deputy Secretary