The National Academy for Educational Leadership (Leadership Academy) was established in 2018, under the Companies Act 2006. As an arm’s length body, its primary role is to fulfil its responsibilities set within the context of the Welsh Government’s strategic aims.
Its main purpose is to:
The Leadership Academy is a central feature of the education reform journey set out in Education in Wales: Our national mission, update October 2020, where it is identified by Welsh Government as a key driver of Enabling Objective 2: Leadership working collaboratively to raise standards.
By creating the conditions needed to inspire leaders, the Leadership Academy will enrich the lives of children and young people across Wales, helping them develop as ambitious, capable learners; as healthy, confident individuals; as enterprising, creative contributors; and as ethical, informed citizens.