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Wendy Plumbley

Part-Time Senior Editor

Wendy Plumbley served as Deputy Principal and Head of Academics at Maris Stella from 2014 until the end of 2022.  Maris Stella, which is a Holy Family School established in 1899, caters for girls from Grade 000 to Grade 12.

Wendy began her teaching career at Northlands Girls’ High School teaching English.  Following that she spent some years running her own practice as an educational psychologist and then returned to the school sector and spent 10 years working at Danville Park Girls’ High where she served on the Management Team.

Wendy is a graduate of the University of Cape Town having completed a B.A. degree majoring in English and Psychology, an Honours degree in Psychology, and a Higher Diploma in Education.  In 1998 Wendy completed a Master’s Degree in Educational Psychology at the University of Natal (Durban). 

Wendy is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an educational psychologist.

Wendy joined OISESA as a mentor in 2023 and enjoyed working alongside a range of schools across Southern Africa. In 2024, in addition to continuing her work as a mentor, Wendy joined the OISESA team as part-time Senior Editor. Her eagle-eyed editing skills will be most valuable in the report processing cycle.