Local news from the England team.
A heartfelt letter to one of our Operations Officers brought home what an impact DofE can have on young people.
Will used his DofE to follow his passions, and it’s given him a head start in his biology research career.
More marginalised participants gained access to the Award thanks to funding and some innovation.
Sonal gave more than just time to volunteer with Little Princess Trust – but she got so much more out of it.
Rosamaria, who has a condition called POTS, completed all three levels of the Award despite Covid.
A DofE bursary fund has received a welcome boost from a fundraising bike ride.
Bideford College in Devon have been celebrating their first ever participant to achieve their Gold Award.
DofE Silver participant Jess wanted to sign up to the DofE Young Leaders course because she wanted to inspire other people to do their DofE.
A participant in Cornwall has been volunteering to keep their local beaches clean, as a part of their Bronze DofE Award.
Melissa Bonnett is currently completing her Bronze Award at Paignton Academy. For the volunteering section of the award she has been helping out at The Seal Project in South Devon.
Participants from Culverhill School in Yate have been using the volunteering section of their DofE Awards to develop a wellbeing area in a local woodland.
Wycliffe College participant Harry Tawlks has created his own recycling scheme as a part of his Silver DofE Award.
Read about Somerset County Council celebrating four of their DofE Coordinators receiving long service awards in recent months.
A Bronze DofE student has implemented an innovative project to support local birds as a part of his Volunteering section.
Read how digital delivery of the DofE has encouraged participants at Cundall Manor School to stay on track with their programmes.
The DofE in Greater Manchester has announced that it will work with the #BeeWell programme to expand the DofE to more marginalised young people.
The DofE will be able to reach more young people facing barriers, thanks to a £100,000 donation from the Steve Morgan Foundation.