Scholarship winner Greg with Min IronsA celebration of achievement

A young father who can now read stories to his daughter, a formerly homeless mother of five who now has a bright future, and a young woman with severe hearing loss who can now communicate using Auslan were the recipients of the 2019 Adult Learners Week scholarships.

The Hon. Steve Irons MP announced the scholarship winners at the Adult Learners Week national launch held at North Metropolitan TAFE in Perth.

Adult Learners Week scholarships are awarded to outstanding adult learners to enable them to continue learning by either taking a new learning pathway or continuing an existing one.

Nominations are received from across the adult education sector and nominees are from all walks of life.

The #ALW2019 scholarship recipients were: