The National Academy for Educational Leadership is delighted to be awarded the – we invest in well-being, gold accreditation from Investors in People.
A gold accreditation recognises that the National Academy for Educational Leadership has a high-quality well-being strategy in place that is clearly supported by everyone. There are opportunities and dedicated spaces for the team to work as well as socialise and they understand and successfully support each other’s mental health.
The National Academy for Educational Leadership’s mission is “Inspiring Leaders – Enriching Lives” with the aim of bringing clarity and coherence to educational leadership in Wales. Through our work we will ensure that practitioners are able to engage with the most relevant, meaningful, and inspiring professional learning.
The National Academy for Educational Leadership is built on a strong vision, underpinned by a set of core values that have been co-developed by the sector. At the core of this vision is a commitment to the well-being of all. Effective leadership thrives when leaders’ well-being is supported, and we prioritise the well-being of all professionals, including our own team and Associates.
Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate the National Academy for Educational Leadership Wales. Gold accreditation on we invest in well-being is a fantastic effort for any organisation and places the National Academy for Educational Leadership Wales in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of their people.”
Commenting on the award, Tegwen Ellis, Chief Executive, said: “We’re delighted to have been awarded the we invest in well-being – gold accreditation in recognition of the ways of working at the National Academy for Educational Leadership. For such a young organisation it is rewarding to know that we’ve got well-being at the heart of everything we do. The last year and a half has been challenging and knowing that we’ve ensured the well-being of those who work with and alongside us is rewarding demonstrating that we’ve prioritised and supported their physical, psychological and social well-being.”
Dr Sue Davies said: “As Chair of the National Academy for Educational Leadership, I am delighted that the hard work of the team has been recognised by Investors in People through the Gold Accreditation for the we Invest in Well-being award. The award recognises the inspiring work undertaken by the small team in terms of their commitment to well-being. This has been particularly poignant throughout the challenges of a pandemic in that the team has maintained dedication, commitment, and passion for ensuring the well-being of all. The award also highlights the importance of the vision and values of the National Academy for Educational Leadership. For me, it is an honour and privilege to be part of this forward-thinking, dynamic organisation, and I congratulate the team on this prestigious award.”