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Barking dagenham college staff celebrate the college getting the investors in people gold standard

College gets Gold

1st April 2019

Barking & Dagenham College has achieved the coveted Investors in People Gold Standard

Barking & Dagenham College has achieved the coveted Investors in People Gold Standard, demonstrating their commitment to realising the potential of their people.

Investors in People is the international standard for people management, defining what it takes to lead, support and manage people effectively to achieve sustainable results.

Underpinning the Standard is the Investors in People framework, reflecting the latest workplace trends, essential skills and effective structures required to outperform in any industry. Working with clients across the globe, Investors in People enables organisations to benchmark against the best in the business on an international scale.

Paul Devoy, Head of Investors in People, said: “We’d like to congratulate Barking & Dagenham College, Investors in People accreditation is the sign of a great employer, and an organisation committed to achieving success by realising the potential of their people. Barking & Dagenham College should be extremely proud of their achievement.”

Commenting on the award, Janet Curtis-Broni, Executive Director - People and Organisational Development said: “I’m immensely proud that we have achieved the Investors in People Gold Standard.

I’m particularly proud of all our staff who tirelessly ensure that our students are at the centre of everything we do; the assessor found many examples of people at all levels of the organisation making decisions based on what is the best course of action for our students. I’d like to say well done and thank you to them all.”

Yvonne Kelly, the College’s Principal and CEO added: “Our people are the College’s biggest asset and I’m delighted that our investment in them has been recognised.”

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