Investors in People

Investors in People provides a simple and flexible framework helping thousands of organisations of all sizes and sectors to improve their performance. The vision is to increase the productivity of the UK economy by improving the way in which organisations manage and develop their people, leading to business improvement and better public services.

The Academy is delighted to have been reaccredited for the Investors in People Gold award in May 2020. The Academy was first accredited for the Investors in People award in 2010 and first achieved the gold award in 2011. Investors in People helps UK organisations and their employees make the most of their abilities.

We recognise that the Academy’s staff is its most valuable resource and the key to students’ success. By investing in staff, we are investing in the long-term progress and improvement of the Academy.

We are therefore committed to ensuring the development of staff skills and knowledge to enable them to succeed. The Investors in People Standard Gold Standard is an important symbol of our dedication to continuing professional learning for all staff, both teaching and associate.