Ms. Lauren Hagger

Middle School Arts Teacher

Ms. Lauren Hagger has been named Middle School and High School Art teacher beginning August 1, 2023. Originally from Gauteng province in South Africa, Ms. Lauren has been living in Vietnam for the past 4 years. She completed her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts Degree at the University of Pretoria. She has mastered a variety of techniques in mediums such as charcoal drawing, painting and printmaking. Throughout her studies she worked at the Johan Thom Gallery where she assisted in the curation and installation of artworks from esteemed artists such as Diane Victor, Heidi Fourie and Frikkie Eksteen. Ms. Lauren spent three years teaching English while completing her Postgraduate Certificate in Education. In August 2022, she designed, implemented and taught the entire art program for a private school in Ho Chi Minh which focused on primary, secondary and high school. 

Ms. Lauren holds the following degrees:

  • BA in Fine Arts from the University of Pretoria
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education completed through the Two Oceans Graduate Institute – Specializing in Visual Arts, Creative Arts and Drama
  • 120 hour Teaching English as a Foreign Language certificate – achieved by the i-to-i TEFL program

In her spare time, Ms. Lauren hosts a diverse array of workshops that caters to all age groups, teaching the basics of mixed media, alcohol inks and oil painting. She is currently working on her own series of charcoal drawings that will be exhibited at the end of this year.