Nicole Van Tram – ESOL Learner of the Year (Winner)

“She told herself that she could do it, and she did. Her work improved significantly, as did her confidence. This culminated in a glowing report from the exam assessor.”

About the Award

This award….

Nominator statement(s)

“This learner came to my class in 2019 to do her Level 1 ESOL and she also decided to do Maths at the same time. She had ambitions to feel more integrated with the community, so learning English was extremely important to her.”

“In class she was always friendly, asking questions and extremely supportive of others.”

“She re-enrolled for online classes 2020-21 and she never missed a lesson!”

“She excelled through hard work and dedication. She told herself that she could do it, and she did. Her work improved significantly, as did her confidence. This culminated in a glowing report from the exam assessor ‘Your well-structured conversation showcased your English language skills.”

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Interview & Pictures

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