Mrs. Carron Forwood


Mrs. Carron Forwood


Wonthaggi Secondary College

Extra Subject Information:


Position Held at School:

Mathematics Coordinator, Senior VCE Teacher, VCE Author and VCE Assessor

VCE Subject(s) Teaching:

Further Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Specialist Mathematics, Software Development


Bachelor of Science (Honours - Pure Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics)
Graduate Diploma in Operations Research
Graduate Diploma Education (Secondary - Mathematics and Information Technology)
PRINCE2 Project Management Accreditation

Role at TSSM:

Carron has been welcomed at TSSM since 2021. Her dedication to Mathematics and Information Technology is evident through her long career in industry prior to becoming a teacher in 2011.

Having studied an Honours degree majoring in Pure Mathematics and completing minors in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Carron has built a specialty in teaching Specialist Mathematics, Mathematical Methods, Further Mathematics and Software Development. Carron is genuinely interested in the wonders of Mathematics and Software Development.

Carron's enthusiasm for her subjects is evident through her long and extensive commercial career in the oil industry. The work has spanned the Coal, Metals, Oil and Information Technology industries, the roles have included commercial, managerial, operational, strategic, programme management, extensive project management, finance and change management positions. This work largely centred around identifying ways to improve performance, then creating programmes of country based projects across regions (continents) to achieve those improvements. The work involved high level influencing skills, complex international stakeholder management and the capacity to manage a large and varied portfolio of activities.

At TSSM Carron is a brilliant teacher and writer who has a strong interest in developing excellent school resources that are used by teachers and students alike.

Teaching Philosophy:

Set the bar high then help everyone gain the satisfaction of jumping it.


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