Investors in Families seminar in Cardiff on 16th November 2016

  The seminar in Cardiff attracted 50 delegates from across Wales, pictured with the IIF certificates and plaques for schools gaining the quality mark in the last six months. The key focus was on “Keeping learners safe” and co-incided with Child Protection Week. Sue Davies (IIF) and Christine Jenkins (Bryntirion Comprehensive School) set out the […]

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Glamorgan County Cricket Club awarded the IIF quality mark

Glamorgan County Cricket Club have achieved the IIF Quality Mark for their work with families. The club runs a huge programme of “Cricket in the Community” activities that are detailed on its website. IIF is proud to welcome Glamorgan as a member of IIF. We will continue to work with Mark Frost and Andrew Hignell […]

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New team of peer assessors

We have recruited a team of headteachers, teachers and education professionals to work with IIF to assess schools seeking the accreditation. Our peer assessors will also be setting up local networks across South Wales for IIF schools and schools working towards the award. Full details of the team and how to contact them will be […]

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Thornhill Primary School gain the IIF Quality Mark

Thornhill Primary School in Cardiff is the first school in Wales to achieve the IIF quality mark since Investors in Families established itself as as independent organisation. Chris Waterman, Executive Director of IIF, spent a day at the school meeting children, parents, staff, governors and partners. “Thornhill shows how much a school can contribute to […]

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IIF at Senedd

  Julie James AM, Deputy Minister for Education, presented the IIF award to Ysgol Maes Glas, the first school in North Wales to gain the quality mark, as a special meeting in the Senedd. She also presented the quality mark to Blackwood Comprehensive School, which had been re-accredited for the second time and is the […]

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IIF goes independent

  Investors in Families will operate as an independent provider, having decided not to renew the collaborative agreement with the Wales Centre for Equity in Education (WCEE). “While there is a very close fit between the philosophy of IIF and WCEE, IIF is keen to expand into other areas, including the Secure Estate and other […]

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