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College Secures Investors In People Accreditation Renewal

Updated: 28/04/2017

The Sheffield College’s investment in staff has been officially recognised with the renewal of its accreditation to the Investors in People Standard.

College Secures Investors In People Accreditation Renewal

Pictured: Paul Corcoran, Chief Executive, with the ESOL teaching team, one of the winners in The Sheffield College’s Excellence Awards 2016.

During the last year, the College has spearheaded a new series of internal communication, staff recognition and professional development initiatives. These have contributed to the accreditation renewal until December 2019, following a rigorous assessment.

Around 1,800 people work for the College, which provides academic, vocational and professional qualifications to more than 16,000 learners a year.

Paul Corcoran, Chief Executive, The Sheffield College, said: “I am delighted that the College has successfully retained its Investors in People Standard following a rigorous assessment process.”

He added: “This achievement recognises our commitment to investing in our staff. I want to thank them for the fantastic job that they do for our students and the city to transform lives through teaching and learning and supporting regional employers.”

The Investors in People Standard is the UK's leading accreditation for business improvement through people management. For more information, visit https://www.investorsinpeople.com/.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “Achieving the Investors in People Standard is something that any organisation should be truly proud of. Working with Investors in People inspires and enables leaders, managers and employees at all levels to build their skills, improve their performance and achieve their potential. We’d like to congratulate The Sheffield College on their achievement.”

Steve Burrows, Managing Director of Investors in People North of England, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for The Sheffield College and I would like to congratulate the team on their success. We believe that good people make a great business and as a proven organisational development framework, Investors in People is designed to help organisations and their people to realise potential, enhance performance and meet goals. With their accreditation success, the College is certainly working to realise their people potential.”