Miss Rachael O'Dowd


Miss Rachael O'Dowd


Gladstone Park Secondary College

Extra Subject Information:


Position Held at School:

VCE Science Coordinator and Senior VCE Teacher


Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Biology and Chemistry)
Graduate Diploma of Education

Role at TSSM:

Rachael is an exceptional VCE Science teacher and in the past has been a scientific researcher. Her role at TSSM includes developing high quality school and student VCE resources and teaching students at our Revision and Exam Preparation Programs.

Teaching Philosophy:

As a past scientific researcher, Rachael aims to bring real life situations into the classroom in order to help students understand scientific concepts. She also enjoys helping students analyse scientific data in order to apply their knowledge.


Uteroplacental insufficiency alters the mammary gland response to lactogenic hormones in vitro.
Effects of uteroplacental insufficiency and reducing litter size on maternal mammary function and postnatal offspring growth.


Bike riding

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