Insights

News about our programs and activities, and discussion on related topics.

Improvements in education are critical to sustainable growth in Cambodia Despite improvements, Cambodia’s human capital still falls behind its neighbours. The Global Human Capital Index  shows Cambodia has improved its human capital indicators, but at the same time, has fallen behind countries in the region with whom it is usually compared. The report also emphasizes that… View Article
tna partners with SeeBeyondBorders to support sustainable, quality teaching Partnership with tna solutions will fund a significant transition phase of SeeBeyondBorders’ program in a district near near Siem Reap. We’re excited to announce a partnership with tna solutions who is generously funding the transition phase of SeeBeyondBorders’ Quality Teaching program in Angkor Thom district near Siem Reap, Cambodia. “This is a critical stage… View Article
Community celebrates increased health awareness Gala health day in a small rural school celebrates programs to improve school and community health practices and reduce absenteeism. Last week we joined health day celebrations in one of the schools with whom we work in Ek Phnom district of Battambang Province (north west Cambodia).  The objective was to spread… View Article
Australian Government funding helps SeeBeyondBorders expand programs New partnership will help expand us education programs in rural Cambodia SeeBeyondBorders achieved a milestone last month with the announcement of accreditation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT). This is the beginning of a partnership with the Australian Government that will help us expand our highly successful education programs… View Article
Building connections between children in Australia and Cambodia Mini-mos raises funds for SeeBeyondBorders, but its not just about money. For the second year, SeeBeyondBorders joined Mosman Public School as one of two local charities for their annual fundraising event, Mini-Mos Community Fun Run and Fair held in June. But this relationship between SeeBeyondBorders and Mini-Mos is not just… View Article
SeeBeyondBorders recognised with Australian Government accreditation With accreditation from the Department of Foreign Affairs SeeBeyondBorders will now receive support from the Australian Government SeeBeyondBorders is proud to have received accreditation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFAT), and to now be supported by the Australian Government through the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP).  The ANCP… View Article
Our supporters: Clare’s incredible ironman achievement Clare tells us how she raised an incredible £1,300 for SeeBeyondBorders Clare took part in an an Ironman challenge in summer 2016, and she used the event to raise funds for SeeBeyondBorders. Here she tells us all about her journey. “I first heard about SeeBeyondBorders through my friend Susan -… View Article
The dramatic progress we’re seeing for education in Cambodia The dramatic progress we’re seeing for education in Cambodia Teachers in Angkor Thom demonstrate dramatic improvement in their teaching skills In 2014, the teachers in the Angkor Thom district SeeBeyondBorders started working with, received a score of zero on their baseline evaluation tests that look at… View Article
How to get employees excited about Corporate Social Responsibility Our friends at SHAPE Australia show what a visit to Cambodia meant for them. In addition to giving back, one of the best things about a Corporate Social Responsibility program is the benefits it allows companies to offer to its employees. It’s a great opportunity for… View Article
The Storm Makers: How can we help prevent human trafficking? We look at an eye-opening film on what fuels human trafficking in Cambodia. Over the weekend, PBS re-aired their 2015 film, The Storm Makers, which is described as a eye-opening look at the cycle of poverty, despair and greed that fuels human trafficking in Cambodia…. View Article
Workplace volunteering: looking beyond the traditional charity partnership How meaningful volunteering opportunities make good business sense. Nowadays, is it enough for companies to simply demonstrate their corporate social responsibility? Back in 2012, commentators were already declaring the traditional approach to CSR – a largely cosmetic “add-on”, kept at arms’ length from the rest of the business – as… View Article
Volunteering in Cambodia with SeeBeyondBorders We’ve teamed up with Ampleforth College to offer this unique opportunity From teaching sports or health programs to marveling at the wonders of Angkor Wat, SeeBeyondBorders can offer a family bonding experience like no other! We have teamed up with Ampleforth College to offer students, alumni, friends and family the… View Article
SeeBeyondBorders receives UNESCO award for quality teaching program We are so proud to receive this award in Paris on World Teacher’s Day We were thrilled to hear earlier this year that UNESCO had honoured our ‘Teach the Teacher’ program with internationally acclaimed UNESCO-Hamdan bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers,… View Article