Sony comes from a background of extreme adversity. Orphaned and made sole carer for two younger siblings in her teens, she had little opportunity to access education in her home country of Cambodia, and had never formally studied English. In spite of this, or maybe because of it, she has the most resilient and determined outlook on life. Read More “Focussed on learning”
Ever since she left school, Teressa has been employed by the same retail organisation. She worked for the business for 26 years. But the store closed and Teressa faced redundancy. Despite this, she has always maintained a positive approach and looked at this as an opportunity to follow her dream. Read More “Keeping a positive outlook on life”
Emma struggled at high school and left school early due to mental illness. She was encouraged to join Community College Northern Inland Inc’s Foundations Class but she was reluctant at first. However Emma enjoyed the class and it set her on a path to further study.
Read More “Emma’s a role model”