Dr Shelley O’Carroll

Director Shelley trained as a remedial teacher and educational psychologist. From 2002 to 2007 she specialised in assessments and support for children with reading difficulties. In 2006, she completed a doctorate at the Institute of Education at the University of...

Jane Coombe

Deputy Director Jane taught at Mount View and Cathkin High Schools on the Cape Flats, during the 1980s. She was awarded a Masters Degree from the Institute of Education, University of London and then worked at UCT where she was involved in teacher and curriculum...

Gabriel Boka

Finance Manager Gabriel worked for the Public Service in various Ministries for more than sixteen years. He worked as Accounts Clerk, Human Resources Clerk, Accountant and then as Internal Auditor. He has Diplomas in Financial Accounting and in Credit Management. He...

Natalie Bell

Publishing and Production Manager I came to Wordworks with two decades of experience in educational publishing in South Africa. Amongst others, I’ve worked for Shuter & Shooter Publishers, Cambridge University Press; Juta and Via Afrika Publishers. I’ve also done...

Edeline Boka

Senior Administrator Edeline worked as a Secretary for the Ministry of Justice for three years before joining Wordworks in 2012. She has a National Diploma in Secretarial studies and has also attended short courses in computer studies, and office administration and...

Andrea George

Communications Officer Andrea has had 15 years of language teaching experience at various primary and high schools, as well as tertiary institutions. She also co-ordinated the Writing Centre at UWC for 3 years. After a stint in the corporate world, Andrea developed...