Our Vision and Values

The Leadership Academy will work in partnership with practitioners and policymakers from across the Welsh education system to create the conditions in which educational leadership will thrive.

The Leadership Academy will be:

  • a visible and respected organisation
  • with a distinctive, clearly articulated and widely understood role within Welsh education
  • underpinned by robust governance arrangements and an effective, agile executive

From this platform, by 2025, the organisation will make a key contribution to a Welsh education system in which:

The work of the Leadership Academy is informed by our commitment to being:

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.

All staff of the Leadership Academy, its Board members, secondees and Associates, are committed to working in ways that are consistent with the seven principles of public life, namely:

  • Selflessness
  • Integrity
  • Objectivity
  • Accountability
  • Openness
  • Honesty
  • Leadership