Sandra makes Pearse College proud

June 16, 2017

Sandra tell her story on RTEs Six One News

Sandra Ojong Obenaken has just finished her Leaving Certificate at Pearse College of Further Education having spent two years preparing for this examination. RTEs Education Correspondent Emma O’Kelly interviewed Sandra about the very particular challenges she encountered during her studies.

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Last January Sandra and her three daughters become homeless when the house they were renting was sold.  The family eventually found temporary accommodation in a hotel.  Despite the worry and pressure Sandra was determined to complete her education.  She wanted her children to see that she could do it so they too will do it.

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Listen to Sandra’s interview with RTE HERE.
Read more about the Adult Leaving Certificate Programme at Pearse College HERE


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