The Award programme concept is one of individual challenge. It presents to young people a balanced, non-competitive programme of voluntary activities which encourages personal discovery and growth, self-reliance, perseverance, responsibility to themselves and services to their community.Read More >>
There are three levels of the Award: Bronze, Silver an Gold. At each level, participants must set themselves personal goals in each section. These goals should be achievable and progressive, and ultimately allow the young person to feel a sense of achievement when they complete each section.
Minimum age 16 years old, Minimum participation is 18 months(12 months if a Silver Award holder)
Minimum age 15 years old, Minimum participation is 12 months (6 months if a Bronze Award holder)
Minimum age 14 years old, Minimum participation is 6 months
Meet our Gold Award Members – here’s what they say:
Through the years spent on the Seychelles Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award as part of my life when growing up, were the most adventurous and joyous.
I joined the program at the age of 13 and truth be told I was not much of a fan at first. However the more time I engaged in various activities the more I realized how I had changed…continue reading
The main challenges that I personally faced during my years in completing the award program were individual differences. Along the way we met many new colleagues and acquaintances that developed my character as a young adult today, so often we had to put aside those individual differences to accommodate for the task at hand and so often these differences aided the group to succeed in task completion...continue reading
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