Awards and Honors for New Horizons


New Horizons Newcastle has been recognized for many awards and honors as a top training provider.

Best Performance Award

New Horizons was named a top winner for Customer Education by KnowledgeAdvisors, the world's largest learning and talent measurement provider. KnowledgeAdvisors administers their evaluation tool called Metrics that Matter which assesses the effectiveness of training.

This Customer Education award was based on real world data that looked at:

  • Effectiveness of instructors
  • Coursework
  • Learning
  • Job impact
  • Business results and return on investment

Top IT Training Award

New Horizons Named One of the Top 20 IT Training Companies for the 10th Year in a Row by


New Horizons Computer Learning Centres has again been named in the Top 20 of's "Top IT Training Companies" list, and for the 10th year in a row, made the 2017 list. Selection of the top IT companies is based on the following criteria:

  • Leadership & innovation in IT training
  • Breadth of IT training and delivery methods offered
  • Company size and growth potential
  • Strength of clients
  • Geographic reach

“It's an honour to be recognised ten years in a row as a top IT Training Company by New Horizons has demonstrated expertise and experience in the training industry and our breadth of courses and quality of training is a direct example of this,” said Shelley Morris, EVP and chief strategy officer of New Horizons.

Cisco Awards

Cisco Fastest Growing Partner Award

New Horizons was recognized as a growth partner for Cisco in the United States and Canada. This Excellence in Acceleration Award proves that New Horizons is an important partner for Cisco education.

Cisco Award of Excellence for Collaboration

New Horizons was awarded Cisco's Worldwide Learning Partner Award of Excellence for Collaboration. This honor recognized New Horizons’s role as an outstanding Cisco Learning partner exhibiting:

  • Excellence in Acceleration
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Relevance

Cisco Partner of the Year

New Horizons was the recipient of a Cisco Partner Summit theater award for Learning Partner of the Year. This award recognized New Horizons performance and accomplishments as a Cisco channel partner.

Membership with The North East Chamber of Commerce

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New Horizons Newcastle is an official member of The North East Chamber of Commerce, the North East's largest member organisation, representing around 3000 businesses from across the region. 

Their four core values include:

Grow your network

The Chamber holds over 100 events each year and last year connected around 5,000 business people.

Grow your knowledge

Our regular knowledge events and seminars give you free access to upskill your business and employees

Grow your influence

Campaigning for an influential, global, connected, competitive and working North East.

Grow your reach

The Chamber has an extensive global network and equips members with the skills, contacts and the confidence to break into new markets.

See our profile here.

Microsoft Learning Partner of the Year Finalist

New Horizons was selected as a finalist (among nearly 3,000 submissions) for Microsoft's Marketing Excellence Partner of the Year award. This honor demonstrates:

  • Exceptional performance
  • Leadership in certification
  • Growth in training market share
  • Advanced adoption and deployment of Microsoft technologies
  • Commitment to solving student challenges