Our Expert Teachers

ACED Exam Revision Lectures are presented by engaging, expert teachers.

For Business Management and Legal Studies – Mr Simon Phelan

Mr Simon Phelan is an expert teacher of VCE Business Management and Legal Studies who has been a VCAA Assessor for over ten years, and the VCAA Chief Assessor for Business Management since 2015. He is an experienced presenter of VCE Revision Lectures, as well as an author of practice exams and textbooks for both subjects. Simon has served on VCAA Study Design Review Panels for Legal Studies, and has provided professional development sessions for teachers of Business Management. In addition to his day-to-day role as a classroom teacher, Simon also works with pre-service teachers at the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.

For Biology and Health & Human Development – Mr Andrew Keating

Mr Andrew Keating teaches VCE Biology and HHD at Ruyton Girls’ School. He has published a series of practice exams and subject notes for the current Biology and HHD Study Designs and is an experienced presenter of revision lectures in both subjects. Andrew is the author of multiple HHD textbooks, including for both the current Units 1&2 and 3&4 course. He is also an experienced VCAA Exam Assessor, served as Assistant Chief Assessor for HHD, and has helped his students achieve outstanding VCE results. Andrew has held a Leading Teacher position for Curriculum Innovation, and is currently the VCE Manager at Ruyton Girls’ School. He has also worked as a qualified Physiotherapist and enjoys bringing his health industry experience to the classroom.

For Physical Education – Mr Josh Vassallo

Mr Josh Vassallo is a current and experienced teacher of VCE PE who has been a VCAA Assessor for each year of the current Study Design. He is an expert presenter in PE, and has authored both PE practice exams and SACs which have been published and used for the current Study Design. Josh also has a background in Exercise Science and works with aspiring PE teachers at Deakin University. He will share strategies to assist you in achieving the best possible mark in your exam, through a deeper understanding of how VCAA expects you to structure your answers.

For Psychology – Mr Ken Ong

Mr Ken Ong manages the VCE Psychology Teachers’ Network, Psyched, teaches VCE Psychology at Melbourne High School, and is also an experienced VCAA Exam Assessor. Most of his students have achieved study scores above 40, including several perfect scores. He has completed an APAC-accredited major in Psychology and completed postgraduate research in Positive Psychology at the University of Melbourne. He has published a series of practice exams for VCE Psychology students, contributed to the production of online learning videos, and held VCE Coordinator, Senior Year Level Coordinator and Staff Professional Learning positions at Melbourne High School.


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