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Built exclusively for Christian Schools, SwitchedOn Education offers a comprehensive, virtual, online digital curriculum for students in all core subject areas. English Language, Maths, Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology), Bible studies, History and Geography and a diverse list of electives are also available. The SwitchedOn Education program is cloud-based, self-paced and accessible 24/7.

In today's high-tech environment, young people have become digital natives who enjoy learning in a computer-based interactive learning format. Therefore Lofdal Christian School have decided to re-evaluate the way our learners learn in the classroom, and are proud to say that our school is utilizing a completely digitized curriculum from grade 4 to 12.

Unlike the traditional textbook curriculum with a dry, one-dimensional presentation of lessons, we make use of an online curriculum that has a diverse, vibrant mixture of entertaining lessons, assignments, quizzes and more. Fun-filled lessons are created to captivate the learners attention and engage them in their learning. 

requirements

Learners are required to buy and use their own personal laptop device. All learners are required to adure to the schools Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). An internet connectivity is made available for learners on site, but they may require an internet connection at home as well.

Benefits of SwitchedOn Curriculum

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No Additional Hardware or Software

Access to the curriculum is easy. SwitchedOn Education can be accessed through the computer's web browser. No additional hardware, software, server, or network to install.

24/7 Online

The curriculum allows learners and educators 24/7 access from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection.

Easy Navigation

The look and feel facilitates navigation and guides users seamlessly through the curriculum, communication tools, and administrative applications.

Automated Grading

The majority of learners work is automatically graded. Learners receive instant feedback, and data is stored for later reporting with this practical, time-saving feature.

Curriculum Planning

Learners get a consolidated view of daily assignments, curriculum overviews, due dates, subject reviews, and grades with this organizational feature geared to keep them on track. 

Media Rich

More than 50,000 multimedia elements including audio and video files, challenging games, interactive exercises, a historical timeline, and integrated video clips reinforce concepts and offer in depth explanation of key points.

Text to Speech Function

The Text to speech feature in this user-friendly application allows learners to hear selected passages or entire lessons to promote greater understanding by simply highlighting the text within the lesson

COGNIA Accredited

SwtichedOn Education is a global network of enthusiastic educators that helps strengthen students education to have the opportunities that knowledge brings.
With Cognia’s standards-based protocols and holistic approach to accreditation and certification, our school and our students are empowered to succeed.

Cognia Accreditation represents the unified policies and procedures for accreditation and certification from its Accreditation Divisions:
  • North Central Association on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA - CASI);
  • Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC); and 
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement    (SACS - CASI).

University Requirements For American High School Diploma

South African Universities recognises the USA High School Diploma. To obtain a certificate of foreign exemption from the SAMB, a student requires the High School Graduation Diploma accompanied by a certificate of eligibility for admission to study at any US university with a valid senior college accreditation issued by any of the following accreditation bodies:

  • ACICS (Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools);
  • DETC (Distance Education and Training Council);
  • MSA (Middle States Association of Schools and Colleges);
  • NASC (Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges);
  • NCA - CASI (North Central Association - Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement);
  • NEASC -CIHE (New England Association of Schools and Colleges - Commission on Institutions of Higher Education);
  • SACS - CC (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools - Commission on Colleges); and
  • WASC -Sr (Western Association of Schools and Colleges - Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities);