STEPS AMEP Student Diary: Yan Li 

Student Yan li at the reception desk

Yan Li studies at STEPS AMEP because she enjoys learning something new every day. She moved to Darwin after marrying her Australian husband and has been living in Australia for almost a year now. For the last eight months, Yan has been studying at STEPS Education and Training at Casuarina. When she first began studying at […]

World Refugee Day with STEPS: Mohammad is driven to succeed


Mohammad Belal didn’t know anything about Australia before he came.   He had a friend who told him to come here because it was a good country.  Mr Belal arrived in Australia as a refugee in 2013, he didn’t speak English, but he wanted to make a new life for himself in Australia.  Born in Sudan, […]

STEPS Changing Lives Through Volunteering

STEPS Volunteer Kerri Roberts sews

“There was one time when I was teaching a lady to sew a basic skirt. She had never sewed before. When she finished it, she burst into tears. I didn’t know what was wrong. I went over to her and she told me she had sewn this skirt for her daughter and she was just […]

Newsletter Out Now- STEPS Adult Migrant English Program

Welcome to our Spring Edition of the STEPS Adult Migrant English Program Newsletter, and a big welcome to all of our new students! We’ve had a very busy winter and with the new spring arriving, we have new classes, new courses and new connections forming across our wide AMEP family. It’s a very exciting time […]

Supporting Migrants Every Step of the Way


Throughout history, people have left their homelands in hope of finding better opportunities, safety and a better life for them and their families – ambitions all of us aspire to. Migration is a brave physical expression of the human will to triumph over danger, poverty and misfortune, to take one’s life into their own hands […]

STEPS Collaborate to Empower Migrant Women

STEPS Casuarina have partnered up with Australian Red Cross Migration Support Programs (MSP) to deliver workshops designed in the spirit of empowering, as well as harnessing the many strengths that come from the women’s refugee and migrant communities in the Darwin area. The free workshops for the Adult Migrant English Program students, held recently at the Red […]