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As the global leader in gap year programming we believe it's crucial to share our learning and expertise about gap years and social impact education with students, parents, and educators.

Thursday, 16 January 2014 / Published in Gap Year Information, Impact Assessment
Gap Year Programs Research Higher Order Empathy
This is the third post in a series by Andrea Canuel and Robin Pendoley presenting the outcomes of Thinking Beyond Borders’ impact assessment (here are posts #1 and #2). The outcomes and analysis presented here are written for a broad audience. Our second major area of impact is the development of higher order empathy in
Tuesday, 14 January 2014 / Published in Gap Year Information, Impact Assessment
Gap Year Programs Research Purpose and Direction
This is the second post in a series by Andrea Canuel and Robin Pendoley presenting the outcomes of Thinking Beyond Borders’ (TBB) impact assessment (here is post #1). The outcomes and analysis presented here are written for a broad audience.  The development of purpose and direction is the strongest area of growth for TBB students.
Thursday, 09 January 2014 / Published in Impact Assessment
Robin Pendoley Thinking Beyond Borders Founder
This is the first post in a series by Andrea Canuel and Robin Pendoley presenting the outcomes of Thinking Beyond Borders’ impact assessment. The outcomes and analysis presented here are written for a broad audience. Thinking Beyond Borders (TBB) is proud to announce the outcomes of the first comprehensive impact assessment of our gap year
Thursday, 12 December 2013 / Published in Gap Year Information
american gap association gap year certification
This fall, Thinking Beyond Borders became the first gap year provider to be accredited by the new American Gap Association (AGA). We are exceedingly proud of this recognition of our long standing commitment to program safety and quality. The accreditation is the result of a rigorous review of our programs and operations, including a 53 page assessment
Tuesday, 12 November 2013 / Published in Gap Year Information
Robin Pendoley Thinking Beyond Borders Founder
Thinking Beyond Borders has made San Francisco its new home. The SF social sector is vibrant, innovative, and focused on equity and justice. We couldn’t imagine a better or more supportive community for TBB. To celebrate our landing in SF and introduce our work, we hosted our TBB Launch Party at The Hub SF on
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 / Published in Gap Year Information
TBB’s first class of Global Gap Year students graduated in May 2009. They were an impressive group when they joined and helped initiate TBB’s gap year programs, many having convinced their parents that this ambitious new program was a good investment. Over the course of their two semesters in the program, they helped shape the
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