IIF is a quality mark that recognises the work that schools and other settings undertake with families to improve outcomes for children and young people.
Welcome to IIF Wales
IIF is now available to all schools in Wales and will continue to develop its work with other community organisations, including national and local charities and sports clubs. The new emphasis in Wales on developing Family and Community Engagement (FaCE) offers a significant opportunity to broaden our work and to establish a common framework that will enable communities to come together to work with families.
We provide a learning hub for Wales that enables early years settings, schools and other organisations to share good practice. We also offer an annual programme of events in Wales that provides IIF members with opportunities to meet and develop their own practice, learning from the experience of partner agencies and other settings.
Being an assessor for Investors in Families is a privilege. It means I can visit schools where children and families are at the heart of everything that a school does. Once a school has uploaded the evidence relating to the 7 core aims on the web site and compiled the portfolio, I will come along, bearing cake and flowers, of course, and undertake the assessment.
All Saints Church in Wales Primary School achieved the Investors in Families quality mark in January 2017. The award was presented by Sally Holland, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales.
With just days to go until we can turn our attention to our own families, and relax (relax?) and settle down for a quiet Christmas, here are our thanks to all the schools and other settings working with families to…
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…