Awards & recognition

We are extremely proud that our work has been recognised as sector leading by respected agencies.

Children and Young People Now Awards 2019

The Children & Young People Now Awards have become the gold standard for everyone working with children, young people and families. We are incredibly honoured that STEP (Shared Training and Employment Programme) was awarded the Arts and Culture award at the Children and Young People Now Awards 2019. STEP is delivered through our employability programme. Create Jobs and aims to build a creative industry open to everyone. Find out more about STEP here.

(Won the Arts and Culture award 2019.)

Digital Impact Awards 2019

Steve McQueen Year 3 is an epic portrait of the future of London. This vast artwork is one the most ambitious visual portraits of citizenship ever undertaken in one of the world’s largest cities, and is a partnership between Tate, Artangel and A New Direction. We engaged 1,504 schools in the project, by building a website and booking app that helped to manage every stage of their engagement in the project.

(Nominated in the Education category, and was awarded 'Highly Commended'.)

Children and Young People Now Awards 2018

London’s Children’s Festival: Mayor for the Day, an initiative led by A New Direction and Mayor’s Fund for London in partnership with the Greater London Authority, eight schools, two charities, seven creative companies, 12 artists and one Blue Peter presenter.

(Nominated for the PSHE Education Award in 2018.)

D&AD Impact Award

Flipside, an agency-led digital product design training programme helping young Londoners to break into the digital industry.

(Nominated for the Diversity & Inclusivity (Beta) Award in 2018.)

London Legacy Development Corporation, East Works Awards

STEP is the Shared Training and Employment Programme - a twelve-month paid internship where trainees are paired with two leading London-based creative companies - V&A, Sadlers Wells, Worldwide FM and LCF, to name a few.

(Won Innovation of the Year 2018.)

Flipside, an agency-led digital product design training programme helping young Londoners to break into the digital industry.

(Won Partnership of the Year 2018.)

Create Jobs Alumni Michelle Nyachuru completed a Flipside course and went on to a Digital Product Design Internship at Made by Many. The committee commended Michelle’s leadership as she helped to shape the user experience and gave input on what was being created.

(Michelle won Intern of the Year 2018.)