Lauren Jacquin – Head of Swales Online Academy

Lauren Jacquin is the Head of Swales Online Academy, an accredited online school that provides both the CAPS and British International curriculums. She has spent 18 years in the educational sector and has combined her skills gained in the brick-and-mortar school set up together with her experience in the ever evolving online educational environment to develop and run a unique online school that aims to provide an engaging and immersive learning experience.

Swales Online Academy is a leading online school that brings together the best of education and technology to deliver a transformative learning experience. Swales Online Academy is a subsidiary of Campus of Things (Pty) Ltd and was established in 2021.

We understand a parent’s desire for a high-quality education that meets your child’s unique needs, prepares them for the future, and offers flexibility and convenience. That’s why we are dedicated to providing an exceptional online education tailored to every learner.

Swales Online Academy proudly offers the South African CAPS curriculum through our partnership with SACAI (South African Comprehensive Assessment Institute). This curriculum is recognised and endorsed by the South African Department of Basic Education, ensuring that our students receive a high-quality education that meets South African National standards.

Swales Online Academy also offers the renowned British International curriculum through our partnership with Pearson Edexcel. The British International curriculum is recognised worldwide for its academic rigor, global perspective, and emphasis on critical thinking and creativity. We believe that education should be an exciting adventure that sparks curiosity, ignites imagination, and empowers students to reach their fullest potential. Our innovative and energetic approach to online learning creates an environment where students thrive and discover the joy of lifelong learning

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