Pearson Online Academy UK Global is a high-quality personalised online private school delivering Pearson Edexcel International GCSEs and A Levels for 14–18 year olds that can be accessed virtually anywhere. We inspire and empower our students to achieve academic excellence through our affordable, online education that prepares them for brilliant futures.
With her global background as a teacher, school lead and founder - holding key positions in London, Hong Kong, New York and Abu Dhabi – Jo Vigneron is thrilled to be the Founding Principal of Pearson Online Academy UK Global, and to champion its international community. She explains what drew her to the role, and how she’s aiming to make the academy the best online school in the world.
Would you like a preview of what to expect from Pearson Online Academy UK Global? For summer 2021, we’re running a free series of Taster Lessons for prospective students wanting to try out academy life for themselves.
Do you think distanced learning essentially means disconnection? When you focus on the phrase ‘online school’, do you picture lonely learners working solo, solemn in front of their screens from morning till night? If so, here’s an updated image to keep in mind and replace that: a global network of switched-on students, connecting socially through a hub of activity, sharing ideas, conversations, culture and laughs.
Pearson Online Academy UK Global has been founded on Pearson’s 20-plus years’ expertise in designing a full online learning experience. One lasting benefit of online learning is a heightened capacity for self-management and independence – skills that pay off handsomely for students when they go on to higher education and the world of work. But exactly how does an online school help student build those skills?
We ask Mickey Revenaugh, Vice President, Business Development - Pearson Global Online Learning, to share her views.
In a high-quality online school. how do we know that students are mastering both knowledge and skills – that they are actually achieving “personalised performance learning”?
As online learning looks set to be a key part of education we look at the differences between how this works for a purpose built online school versus brick and mortar schools.
One of the biggest benefits of online schooling is the ability to personalise each students’ learning, but what does that actually mean? And how can it be achieved online? Read our blog to find out more
Read our blog to get top tips, techniques and advice for making the most of online learning.