Portrait of Krithika

Krithika, her husband, and her young son, migrated to Australia from India nine years ago. She is a permanent resident of Australia and she completed her AMEP Certificates 1 and…

Fabien portrait

Fabien was born in Congo, and lived in a refugee camp in Rwanda for 22 years. Always determined to get an education, he knew it was key to a better…

Hayley in a red jumper

After leaving school in Year 10, Hayley joined the Skills for Education and Employment program at TAFE Mooloolaba. During childhood and through adolescence, Hayley experienced trauma, poverty, violence and homelessness….

Anh Phan

Anh arrived in Australia from Vietnam in 2000. She completed 510 hours of English classes through the Adult Migrant English Program and although she wanted to study further, she had…

Portrait of a smiling woman

Halima has been a student in Skills for Education and Employment at Djerriwarrh in Melton, Victoria for the past year. She was referred by Centrelink to do this course to…

Young woman portrait smiling

Rujinah was a secondary school teacher in Malaysia. She started the Adult Migrant English Programme (AMEP) in Gympie in March 2018. Two days a week she attends AMEP English classes…

Young Indigenous man in blue shirt

Greg works as a driver with Nidjalla Waangan Mia (Aboriginal Health Centre) in Mandurah WA where his job is to transport patients to and from their medical appointments. He is…

Long shot of woman in classroom

Jackie dropped out of high school when she was a teenager. Now she’s thriving in a course called ‘Getting There’ at The Centre in Wangaratta. ‘Getting There’ aims to help…

Close up shot of young woman

Jacqui left school at the age of 16 to become a single mum. She has then spent the last six years raising her son and working casually and part time…

Scholarship nominee Marius

Marius and his sisters moved to Australia from Nigeria a couple of years ago to reunite with their mother after years of separation.  Before civil unrest broke out Marius and…

Tell the stories of the adult learners in your organisation, how they first got involved and ways they’ve benefited from learning. Sharing these stories about the impact of adult learning…

People are much happier with a hands-on session where they get to try something themselves rather than it being a demonstration where they watch someone else. Events that engage people…