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When Samson fled his home of Burundi, he also left behind a cherished career as a social worker, teacher and pastor in his local community. Having arrived in Australia less than six months ago as a humanitarian entrant, Samson quicklyRead more

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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 herRead more

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When 26 year old Mason came into the Tiered Training and Transition program at The Bridge he had been unemployed for four years. He had spent most of his time alone at home with few opportunities for social interaction. MasonRead more

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Jodie came to the program at the Australian Institute of Social Relations on the recommendation and with the support of her employer – Incompro Youth Services – which provides support services and programs for Aboriginal young people. Jodie arrived onRead more

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Hailing from a country and culture in which the value of education for women is ignored, when Zahraa arrived in Australia from Iraq three years ago she was determined to change her trajectory. She wanted to become a doctor. AfterRead more

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Life at home was difficult and Zoe left school at year 10. At 17 she fell pregnant but tragically lost her unborn son to a fatal heart condition. Determined to get her life back on track, Zoe enrolled in aRead more

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Andrey works at a local quarry where the work is hard and dirty and the hours are long. He knew the place inside out and was the ‘go to’ person when it came to getting things done.  But when heRead more

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In October 2016 Samuel  saw an ad on TV for  Reading Writing Hotline with a phone number for help and realised it was time to make the call. He was at a point in his life where his problems withRead more

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Adult Learners' Week by Gina Perry - 2M ago

Sue began work doing light duties as a volunteer at Pangerang Community House after she had acquired a brain injury. Soon she enrolled in a beginners computer class to re-learn skills and regain her confidence. Since then Sue has completedRead more

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Adult Learners' Week by S.thompson@ala.asn.au - 2M ago

During Adult Learners’ Week 2018, the Casey Cluster of Neighbourhood Houses is working together with the Department of Education, Chisholm Institute and the City of Casey to promote life-long learning in Casey. From the 1-8th of September, they will workRead more

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