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awards and accreditations

Our mission is to help nurseries deliver quality care and early learning for children across the UK. As part of our commitment to promote quality in early years we are constantly striving to offer our members and customers the best support available through our products and services. We are delighted that NDNA has been recognised for this through awards and accreditations.


Institute of Directors Award

In September 2009, NDNA's Chief Executive, Purnima Tanuku was awarded the Voluntary & Charity Sector award at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year awards. Click here to read the press release.

Purnima was also a finalist for the 2010 Director of the Year awards, for which she was 'Highly Commended.' To find out more click here .

Charity Times Award

NDNA's e-Quality Counts online quality improvement scheme developed in partnership with Virtual College were finalists in the Charity Times Awards 2009 in two categories; 'Corporate Partnership' and 'Best Use of Technology'. Charity Times received a record number of entries. Click here to read the press release.

Northern Marketing Award

NDNA and Hope Education were awarded the 'Most Effective Use of a Sponsor Partnership' at the Northern Marketing Awards 2008. Click here to read the press release.

National Training Award

NDNA's Learning Mentors programme, in partnership with Allied Business Solutions, was named as the winner for the Yorkshire and Humber region at the National Training Awards in 2007.


Investors in People - Bronze Award
NDNA received the Investors in People Bronze Award in 2010. This accreditation recognises the additional requirements that NDNA has achieved above the standard Investors in People level.

CPD logo Continuing Professional Development As of 2010 NDNA's essential nursery conference, member events, training programmes and our quality improvment scheme e-QC qualify for CPD credits.

ILM logo Institute of Leadership and Management
NDNA's Enterprise Centre which delivers training, a quality improvement programme and business support, was approved to deliver the Level 5 Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) award for the early years sector in 2009. In addition to this we have received endorsed status for our Managing Effective Inductions programme through ILM. Click here to read the press release.

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