Awards, Accreditations and Memberships

Our work has been recognised with international awards, and we maintain accreditations, registrations and memberships that require us to adhere to strict financial and other regulatory requirements.


SeeBeyondBorders has received the prestigious UNESCO Prize for Outstanding Practice and Performance in Enhancing the Effectiveness of Teachers. This award recognises those making outstanding contributions to improving the quality of teaching and learning.

Program manager, Sophen collects the UNESCO-Hamdan Prize awarded to SeeBeyondBorders in Paris.

Honourable Commendation for the Wenhui Award
for Educational Innovation in 2017

SeeBeyondBorders’ Teach the Teacher program received an honourable commendation for the Wenhui Award for Educational Innovation, 2017. The program, based on the Scaffolding Capability and Learning Experiences (SCALE) approach, was in line with the theme of the 2017 Wenhui Award, Innovations in the professional development of teachers. Implemented in close collaboration with the District Offices of Education and school principals, the program provides a scaffolded approach that is unique in Cambodia, coordinating teachers’ professional development and embedding them into the district plans.

Development Medal from Minister of Education

In June 2019 CEO Edward Shuttleworth was presented with a “Development Medal” by Cambodian Minister for Education, Dr. Hang Chuon Naron. This medal was given in recognition of the sustained role SeeBeyondBorders has played in improving standards of teaching and learning for both Cambodian teachers and children.

Australian Government Accreditation

SeeBeyondBorders has achieved ANCP accreditation from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs. ANCP accreditation recognises the soundness of SeeBeyondBorders’ governance, financial management, child protection, and monitoring and evaluation processes.

UK Government Support

We are delighted to be the recipients of a Small Charities Challenge Fund grant from the UK government’s Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO). The funding, provided with UK aid from the UK government, will help fund the Embedding Mentoring project in Ek Phnom district.

Irish Aid Partner

In November 2018 Irish Aid carried out a capacity assessment of SeeBeyondBorders in Siem Reap. Following this process SeeBeyondBorders became an Irish Aid Partner organisation.


In Cambodia 
SeeBeyondBorders is a member of NEP, the National Education Partnership as well as both BEST, the Battambang Education Sector Team, and SEST, the Siem Reap Education Support Team. 
In Australia
SeeBeyondBorders is a full-member of ACFID, the Australian Council for International Development. We are committed to maintaining high standards of practice in order to comply with ACFID’s Code of Conduct and ACFID’s Fundraising Charter.
In The UK
SeeBeyondBorders UK is a member of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and is also fully registered with the Fundraising Regulator.
In Ireland
We’re registered with the Irish Charities Regulator, registration number: 20206034. SeeBeyondBorders is a member of the Cambodia Ireland Changemaker Network

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