News and events

International adoption charity judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted for an incredible third time

IAC is delighted to share the news that the charity has again been judged to be outstanding by Ofsted. The charity, which operates as an international adoption agency was inspected at the end of January this year and is now one of a handful of adoption agencies to have achieved a hat trick of outstanding judgements. The charity was awarded an ‘outstanding’ by an Ofsted inspector for all three inspection judgements: the effectiveness of leaders and managers, how well children, young people and adults are helped and protected and the overall experiences and progress of service users.

Covid 19 Statement

As you will no doubt be aware the corona virus is continuing to spread. IAC is following the government’s guidance issued to social care organisations.

Pioneers of international adoption charity recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

IAC is delighted to share the news that Founder and Former CEO Gill Haworth and key IAC leader Jan Way have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours. Awarded an OBE and MBE respectively, these women pioneered the creation and delivery of high quality international adoptions in the UK, including creating and leading IAC, the charity that places vulnerable children from around the world with UK adoptive families.

IAC - The Centre for Adoption announce appointment of Satwinder Sandhu as new CEO

IAC are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Chief Executive, Satwinder Sandhu, with effect from 2nd January 2019. He will work alongside founder and current Chief Executive, Gill Haworth, for three months to ensure a smooth transition. This follows a long recruitment campaign headed by Gatenby Sanderson. Satwinder comes with an extensive background in adoption and fostering work as a social worker and leader, having worked across the public, independent and third sectors for over twenty three years. This includes managing and developing intercountry adoption services as well as support services for adopters.

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