Miss Melissa Nantsou


Miss Melissa Nantsou


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Position Held at School:

Senior VCE Teacher and VCE Assessor

VCE Subject(s) Teaching:

Biology, Environmental Science


Bachelor of Science (Conservation Biology & Environmental Management)
Graduate Diploma in Secondary Education

Role at TSSM:

Melissa has been a valued TSSM teacher since 2021.

Melissa is a passionate educator who has a special interest in Environmental Science and Biology. Her experience locally and abroad is unmatched as she has taught in Australia (Melbourne), South Korea, Vanuatu and Uganda and has helped pioneer, develop and implement new curricula in many of these countries.

Melissa's VCE experience is extensive as she has taught Environmental Science and Biology for over a decade, has assessed VCE exams since 2011 and has even written the currently used and only Environmental Science text book! Make no mistake, her expertise in Biology is on par with that of her knowledge in Environmental Science.

As a teacher, Melissa 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 he takes.

At TSSM, Melissa is an exceptional presenter of our Head Start and Exam Preparation programs and an experienced writer of high quality VCE resources, used by thousands of teachers and students alike.

Teaching Philosophy:

Melissa believes in empowering her students to become critical, creative and reflective thinkers; that will ultimately lead to them becoming life longer learners looking to make great changes in the world.


Co-Author- VCE Environmental Science text books: Unit 1-2 Monitoring Environmental Systems & Unit 3-4 Issues of Sustainability



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