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Celine is loving TAFE

February 01, 2021

Celine is loving TAFE and really enjoys learning and attending the campus in north Brisbane. During a recent session with Mamre Speech Pathologist Jayne, Celine wanted to share her thoughts and feelings about her TAFE experience.

Your name? Celine

How old are you? I am 19 years old.

When did you finish school? In 2019. I finished year 12.

How long have you been at TAFE? Almost a year.

Did you want to go to TAFE all along? Yes.

What courses are you doing? English and Maths.

How many hours a week are you at TAFE? Two days a week (with a lunch break)

Do you have help at TAFE? Yes, I have a support worker both days. They help me understand information.

What do you think of it? Are you loving TAFE? It’s good. The work is easy. I have made new friends. I have learnt to write proper sentences.

What did you do during COVID? Zoom sessions. I don’t like it. Don’t get time to talk people. Everyone tries to talk at once.

Do you have homework? Yes. Too much.

Any advice for someone thinking of going to TAFE? Go and visit the TAFE you want go to. I went to an open day in 2019. I took my dad which was helpful.

Will you keep going to TAFE? Until 2021.

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Written by Celine with assistance from Jayne Graham.