Qualifications:

– Bachelor of Education (Secondary) (Humanities); University of Sydney
– Master of Arts (English with Merit); University of Sydney

 

Melina has over 26 years classroom teaching experience in the Independent Schools’ sector. She has taught all levels of English from Year 7 to 12, including HSC Standard, Advanced, Extension 1 and 2 and has also taught English for the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

Previously, Melina has been an HSC marker and Senior Marker for English and she has held various positions of responsibility, including Head of English Department, IB Diploma Coordinator and Deputy Principal at an international school.

She is passionate about instilling a love of learning in students so that they may possess the skills to face the challenges of the future and help create a better and more peaceful world.

“No matter what anybody tells you, words and ideas can change the world”

-Robin Williams as John Keating in Dead Poets Society