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Future First Global Shortlisted for Bond Innovation Award

Future First Global Recognised For Innovative Secondary School Alumni Programmes

Future First Global was recognised for its innovative school-to-work transition programme at the Bond International Development Awards yesterday, 1 June, in London. Now in their second year, the awards recognise the contributions of many of Bond’s member organisations, working in some of the most challenging environments around the world.

The entries were judged by a high-profile panel of experts and the winners of the Innovation, Humanitarian, the Positive Collaboration and the Inspiring Campaign awards were announced by guest presenter Dharsna Soni, from Channel 4 News.The Innovation Awards category celebrates international civil society organisations that are adapting and thriving in a world of rapid change. Future First Global was recognised for it’s innovative use of alumni as volunteer mentors, career role models and providers of work experience to young people at their old secondary schools.

The Innovation Awards category celebrates international civil society organisations that are adapting and thriving in a world of rapid change. Future First Global was recognised for it’s innovative use of alumni as volunteer mentors, career role models and providers of work experience to young people at their old secondary schools. (Link to film).

The winning entry, TESS-India, an initiative of The Open University, is working to provide access to a database of high-quality teaching tools and lesson plans, allowing teachers to boost the learning experience of their students. Learning for Life UK’s floating and flood-proof classrooms in Bangladesh were awarded the second prize.

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