A little help from her friends has transformed Tongan Support Worker Ainise Toupili from someone who hated reading anything in English to a confident learner with a Level 3 Health and Wellbeing qualification under her belt.

TOUPILI-AiniseMs Toupili, who is a full-time support worker for home-based healthcare provider Pacific Homecare, recently took part in a Peer Mentoring programme overseen by industry training organisation (ITO) Careerforce, as part of a national research project exploring ways to boost the success of Pacific learners engaged in workplace training.

The research report, Pacific Learner Success in Workplace Settings, found that Pacific learners engaged in workplace training have the best chance of success when they are part of a supportive team learning environment.

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