Wendy Horn to lead Metro North Education District
12 March 2020
The Western Cape Education Department has appointed award winning teacher and principal, Wendy Horn, as Director of the Metro North Education District.
Horn will replace David Millar who will take up his duties as CEO of the National Professional Teachers’ Organisation of SA (NAPTOSA).
The Protea Heights Academy principal was recently named the winner of the National Teaching Award for Excellence in Secondary School Leadership.
In 2017, Horn was one of 50 finalists in the running for the Global Teacher of the Year Award. She also received a National Teaching Award for excellence in teaching Science in March 2014.
Announcing her new appointment, effective from 01 April 2020, Horn tweeted: “I am ready to serve”.
Millar said he believed that the district will flourish under Horn’s guidance. “True North will thrive with this woman of substance. Why is this a quality appointment? Because Wendy has shining eyes – The #1 rule of leadership!”