SCL achieve prestigious We invest in people Gold accreditation

Posted by SCL Education Group on 19.03.20

Following our recent Investors in People assessment, we are pleased to announce we have achieved...

We invest in people, Gold accreditation.

Left to right: CCO, Steve Franks; Managing Director, Brad Rushton; Head of HR, Charlotte Dumont; Owner/HR Director at The HR Dept, Karen Sanders; CEO, Lewis Field.

We would like to take this opportunity to personally thank all our staff for their continued hard work and dedication and congratulate them on this fantastic achievement which sees only 17% of organisations achieving this prestigious gold accreditation status.

We value the contributions our staff make; the difference they make to young people’s lives and the commitment and dedication that they exhibit every day whilst placing the learner at the centre of everything we do.
Everyone at SCL should be extremely proud of this achievement.

Some of the key areas of strength seen during our assessment was in the following themes, which were deemed to be at a prestigious high performing level:

Creating transparency and trust
Adopting the values
Understanding the external context

A prominent key strength seen throughout the assessment was a shared passion around education and a genuine desire to see customers, partners and learners succeed.
Paul Devoy, CEO of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate SCL Education & Training.

“Gold accreditation for We invest in people is a fantastic effort for any organisation, and places SCL in fine company with a host of organisations that understand the value of people.”
The assessment has provided us with a clear benchmark against the very best performing companies and given us key indicators of our high performance across many areas, as well as focuses for driving improvement in the future.

Lewis Field, CEO at SCL is extremely passionate about giving back to staff who go above and beyond. “We would like to thank our amazing staff for being an integral part of our exciting journey. We wouldn’t be where we are today without their outstanding commitment to SCL”.

Steve Franks, COO at SCL said: “We couldn’t be prouder to be continuing to invest in our people and their training and development, which in turn ensures our learners are given every opportunity on their journey with SCL to achieve to the best of their ability. We would like to thank our brilliant staff for making SCL a great place to work!”

Brad Rushton, Managing Director for SCL Education & Training said: “We are extremely proud to have been recognised for our ongoing commitment to the development of our people, and in turn, our business.

“With just 17% of companies nationwide achieving Gold accreditation, this incredible result highlights the outstanding dedication, hard work and passion of each and every team member.”

SCL would like to thank Karen, Libby and The HR Dept who have played a key role in SCL’s recruitment and people strategy. The HR Dept have been instrumental in SCL achieving this accreditation and ensuring that working at SCL is more than just a job.

The recent appointment of Charlotte Dumont as Head of HR at SCL is further testament to how important our people are. Charlotte will now continue to drive SCL’s people and culture strategy forward, leading on initiatives over the coming months to reinforce SCL as a great place to work.

Charlotte said: “What an amazing achievement for both SCL and their staff. What I have seen since joining SCL in November is extremely motivated and dedicated staff who live and breathe the values and go above and beyond every day to put their learners at the centre of everything they do.

"I feel privileged to work with such an amazing team at SCL and be part of such a forward-thinking organisation.

"My commitment to SCL will now see our people and culture strategy taken to the next level with a high dedication, focus on positively transforming and developing people, giving staff every opportunity to fulfil their potential and play an important part in the SCL journey.”

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