Dr. Ashley Smyth

Dr. Ashley Smyth is the Academic Dean of SACAP. After qualifying as an educational psychologist at the University of Alberta in Western Canada, Ashley worked in the field of Educational Special Needs in the UK, for a number of years. Ashley and his family moved to Cape Town, South Africa in the mid-80’s, where he became a pastor. Ashley was appointed as the first Department Head of the Psychology Department of Cornerstone Institute in Cape Town, later serving as both Principal and Deputy Principal. Ashley holds a Doctorate in Educational Psychology specializing in the field of curriculum design and curriculum development in higher education. Ashley’s vision is to develop a wide range of qualifications in the field of Applied Psychology that address community transformation challenges in South Africa.