Ms. Catherine Holmes

Name:

Ms. Catherine Holmes


School:

Xavier College


Extra Subject Information:

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Position Held at School:

Senior VCE Teacher, VCE Author and VCE Assessor


VCE Subject(s) Teaching:

Geography


Qualifications:

Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours - Geography and Environmental Science)
Masters of Teaching (Secondary) (First Class Honours)


Role at TSSM:

Catherine has been a valued TSSM teacher since 2021.

Catherine is a passionate Geography and Environmental Science teacher and is highly qualified in the field, with an Honours degree in the Environmental Sciences. Prior to becoming a teacher, Catherine worked as a Environmentally Sustainable Design (ESD) Consultant. With this real world experience, Catherine is able to engage the students with interesting comparisons to real life examples and detail that many teachers would struggle to do.

Since 2017 Catherine has been an expert VCE teacher, helping students excel in their subjects. As a teacher, she strives to help every student achieve their personal best, and works hard with each student to make sure they are maximising their experience from every course she takes. Catherine promotes a classroom environment where questions are welcomed and answers are always provided.

At TSSM Catherine is a brilliant presenter of VCE Head Start and Exam Preparation courses and also produces high quality VCE resources, used by thousands of students and teachers alike.


Teaching Philosophy:

Catherine believes that teaching should engage the students in a way that interests them. She is passionate about geography and believes that the best thing about geography is that she can use real world case studies to hook students on the topics she teaches.


Publications:

GTAV Interaction June Edition 2021 GTAV Unit 4 Textbook “Human Population” 3rd Edition – Chapter 5


Interests:

Watching musicals and Disney movies
Bushwalking
Being a tourist!

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