Pearson Online Academy UK Global appoints Jo Vigneron as Founding Director


Muscat: Pearson Online Academy UK Global, is delighted to announce the appointment of Jo Vigneron as Founding Director, for his inaugural term in September.
Jo Vigneron brings with her more than 20 years of teaching expertise.

In recent years, she has been instrumental in opening two highly successful schools in the UAE and now aims to make Pearson Online Academy UK Global the “best online school in the world”. Jo’s educational career has encompassed key leadership positions, teaching and public speaking roles around the world.

Sharing her take on the new school, Jo said: “We have access to some of the most innovative technology available, and our teachers are experts in their fields, with superb teaching skills. As educators who have worked through the last 18 months of changes and developments in the sector, the perception that education is limited by location is over. Now that the lid has been lifted, it’s up to us to meet the challenges before us. Our young people today are more connected than ever. It is up to us as educators to facilitate meaningful connections and access to learning opportunities on a global scale. Backed by Pearson and all their expertise, a team of great teachers and a school full of amazing students. I have absolutely no doubt that we have the winning formula and I look forward to all the adventures that lie ahead.

Offering Pearson Edexcel International GCSEs in a variety of subjects, International AS and A-Levels, Pearson Online Academy UK Global welcomes students aged 14 to 18 with good English skills who are looking for a personalized learning path accessible to anyone where. The academy’s expert teachers and extended support team will provide a rigorous and inspiring academic experience that incorporates the best of online and offline activities. With core courses and “super-curriculum” experiences, students will develop transferable skills such as self-management and cross-cultural collaboration; build their well-being and become valued members of society, who participate in local, national and global communities.

Pearson Online Academy UK Global is currently accepting applications for the 2021-22 academic year. To find out more, download a brochure and apply, go to


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