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Briony Scott

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Nationality  Australian
Spouse  Mark Scott
Name  Briony Scott

Employer  Wenona School
Alma mater  University of Sydney
Education  University of Sydney
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Occupation  Teacher; educator; columnist
Term  July 2011 (2011-07) – present
Parent(s)  Dr Carl Edmonds OAM; Cindy Edmonds
Titles  Head teacher, Wenona School

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Briony Scott (born 28 September 1963) is an Australian educator and columnist, who is currently principal of Wenona School, an independent school for girls that is located in the lower north shore of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.



Scott is the daughter of Dr Carl Edmonds and his wife Cindy (Cynthia). She was born in the United Kingdom when Dr Edmonds was working there. Dr Edmonds was the Officer in Charge, Royal Australian Navy School of Underwater Medicine and is considered to be one of the world's leading diving medical experts. He was the lead author of the diving medicine "bible", Diving Medicine for Scuba Divers.

Scott attended the University of Sydney, and holds Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Master of Education and Doctor of Education degrees, with research focussing on girls' education, the utilisation of educational technology, and non-government school funding policy.

She is well known for her fortnightly column in the North Shore Times entitled "Ask the Teacher" where she looks at issues regarding parenting and education.

Prior to commencing at Wenona, Scott was the Principal of Roseville College from 2006, and commenced in the role of Principal of Wenona College in July 2011. She previously worked as Head of Senior School and Director of Studies at Oxford Falls Grammar School and as a systems analyst for Olivetti.

She is married to Mark Scott, Secretary of the New South Wales Department of Education.


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