A unique pupil participation framework for all schools and education settings initiated in Leeds and available nationally
Investors in Pupils is an established national quality mark to recognise, develop and extend pupil/student voice and participation strategies in schools and educational settings building young people's life skills, character and resilience. Supporting personalised learning, the programme currently has over 500 accredited schools across 50 UK local authorities with a number of schools choosing to reaccredit on several occasions.
Non-portfolio based, the award contributes to school improvement through a focus on pupil personal development, behaviour and welfare, PSHE, citizenship education, financial education (including enterprise), SMSC development, Children’s Rights (UNCRC) and supports a direct and active experience of democracy in action in schools. The award facilitates consistent coordination, review and implementation across 5 key areas and 14 criteria of learning; behaviour; attendance (including punctuality); classroom management and induction.