2015
2015

2015

2015
  • Jack Manning Bancroft goes on 5-month US tour
  • AIME staff numbers reach 150
2016
2016

2016

2016
  • The Co-CEO model is introduced to fast-track Indigenous kids into leadership positions
  • AIME announces a radical proposal for global expansion

 

2017
2017

2017

2017
  • AIME launches in South Africa and Uganda
  • Full time AIME staff member in Kalgoorlie
2018
2018

2018

2018

In Australia: 

  • Police mentoring at AIME day in Kalgoorlie WA
  • The Africa-Australia programme begins in Melbourne
  • Mentee progression data:
    – Yr 7: 100%
    – Y r8: 100%
    – Yr 9: 100%
    – Yr 10: 95.3%
    – Yr 11: 92.6%
    – Yr 12: 97.0%
  • Transition pathways:
    – Uni 26.9%,
    – Vocational 26.9%,
    – Employment 28.2%

In Africa:

  •  AIME staff negotiates with police at mass protest for safe passage of students into University of Venda

In the USA:

  • AIME goes on Hooded Hustle to get started in the US
2019
2019

2019

2019
  • AIME wins Global Top 50 Education award
  • ReclAIMEd apparel collection made from recycled dead stock is launched. This includes the Suits for Suits collection with MJ Bale.
  • AIME puppets are born

In Australia:

  • University of Wollongong presents AIME with the Community Fellowship Award
  • First-ever AIME Festival of Mentoring takes place in Wollongong with 300 people from 10+ countries
  • 50 kids create the Imagination Declaration at the Garma Festival
  • 5,702 mentees
  • 738 mentors
  • 10,700+ mentoring hours volunteered
  • 52 program days
  • 1,970 tutor squads
  • 13 outreach programs in 6 remote regions
  • 251 school partners
  • 17 uni partners
  • 98.1 % of Yr 12s completed high school
  • 85.3% of Yr 12s successful transition into uni, employment or further training

In Africa:

  • AIME launches in Nigeria
  • The first-ever artwork from mentees lands on AIME tees

In the USA:

  • AIME is the only external group invited to the American Indian Higher Education Consortium of 37 Native American Tribal Colleges and Universities in Montana
  • Harvard Business School publishes a case study on AIME’s impact

In Africa and the USA: 

  • 886 mentees
  • 307 mentors
  • 2,430+ mentoring hours volunteered
  • 17 program days
  • 98 tutor squads
  • 13 school partners
  •  4 university partners
  •  1 innovation hub partner
  • 5,116 hoodies sold and shipped to 13 countries
  •  7 Tees of Xmas range is launched

 

 

2020
2020

2020

2020
  • AIME joins UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition to support 1.5 billion kids affected by COVID school closures
  • IMAGI-NATION {TV} is launched. Season 1 is 5 months, 99 episodes, 349 guest mentors, 244 youngsters, 80 schools.
  • IMAGI-NATION {University} is founded
  • The first Making of a Hoodie podcast celebrates Year 12 students from 3 continents 
  • This Hoodie Pays Rent is introduced
  • Hoodie Day celebrates 10th anniversary & the 10-year WE IMAGINE campaign to create a fairer world kicks off
  • Mentors in Residence program begins
  • Jack Manning Bancroft retires the role of AIME CEO
  • AIME re-engages with FAM Hooded Scholars to lead change as IMAGI-NATION {Presidents}
  • CEO4Good, IMAGI-NATION {Ambassadors}, Artists in Residence programs kick off

In Australia:

  • AIME mentors volunteer to help with fire relief & tree planting efforts across the country
  • IMAGI-NATION Curriculum is released for teachers across Australia in partnership with Cool Australia
  • AIME Marketplace connects Year 11 & 12 to post-school opportunities

In Africa:

  • AIME lands in Zimbabwe