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Roy Ryna, Holds Women in Leadership Talk for Educational Changemakers

Last week, we were delighted to have Roy Ryna, one of the few female primary school principals in Cambodia, share knowledge and experience in the Women in Leadership Talk for Changemakers. Ryna discussed her journey to becoming a principal, the challenges she had to overcome and offered words of encouragement and inspiration to motivate our …

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SeeBeyondBorders appoints new CEO International Operations

On the 29th of June the Board of SeeBeyondBorders Australia appointed Colm Byrne as the CEO International Operations in succession to our co-founder and CEO Ed Shuttleworth. Below, Colm reflects on the exciting opportunities ahead for the organisation. Dear Supporters,It is said that change is a constant and that is certainly true at SeeBeyondBorders. Following …

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Meet Sokun, one of our Master Mentors

Kon Sokun, the school principal at Sdei Ler has been a key participant in SeeBeyondBorders Embedding Mentoring program since 2020 when he began as a mentor. He was then promoted two years later to senior mentor as well as a cluster director of three schools in Ek Phnom district. Sokun, previously a grade 6 teacher …

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Retirement

Dear Supporters of SeeBeyondBorders and of better education for Cambodians, This has been my last year as CEO, and Kate’s last year on the Board, of this charity we started in 2008 and has been so close to our hearts and minds ever since. Our dream to do something meaningful for Cambodians after seeing the …

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Student Assessment Evaluation After 55 Weeks of School Closures

In January 2022, we conducted assessments in maths and literacy in 108 schools across Battambang and Siem Reap province. With the help of 60 university student volunteers in Battambang and 20 in Siem Reap, approximately 10,000 students were assessed in test conditions. The results were shared with the classroom teachers so they can understand their …

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Cambodian based staff gather in Siem Reap

In February 2022, SeeBeyondBorders held its first staff retreat in over two years. Our Cambodian-based staff gathered together for four days in Siem Reap to reflect on the past two years, examine our progress as an organisation and have some fun along the way! The retreat provided a valuable sharing opportunity for staff as we …

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SeeBeyondBorders Program Review-United together

Early in December, twenty staff members from SeeBeyondBorders Cambodia  and  five Changemakers gathered in Battambang for the annual program review led by Operations Manager, Blung Phath. CEO, Edward Shuttleworth, joined online to welcome everyone and thank staff for their hard work and achievements. “Today is a great day. All the team have come together to …

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Make a big impact for Cambodian children with The Big Give!

After 55 weeks of school closures in Cambodia, children have returned to the classroom!  Prior to the pandemic there was what was described as a ‘learning crisis’ with only half of Cambodian children in grades 1 and 2 able to read a single word. Now, after nearly 2 years of  children missing out on education …

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Make a splash for Cambodian children!

This December, SeeBeyondBorders Australia Fundraising Ambassador, Carrington Blake, will swim 2.2kms in the open ocean to raise much needed funds for SeeBeyondBorders. Carrington aims to raise $50,000 and, for every dollar donated to his campaign page, his employer, Macquarie Bank, will match the donation giving SeeBeyondBorders up to $100,000 in funds! These funds are vital …

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