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Young man lost in thought
news24.11.2020
Threats to extracurricular learning could accelerate youth mental health crisis, warns The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
New research (1) by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) has revealed the transformative impact extracurricular learning, such as volunteering, developing a skill or getting better at a sport, can ...
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Young person in purple hoodie working at desk with laptop wearing headphones
blog17.11.2020
How to study or work effectively from home
Are you at university or college and have to study online? Or perhaps you are at school and having to spend more time studying at home and submitting homework online? ...
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Leader with group around table
news25.11.2020
Back Youth Alliance Joint statement 2020 Spending Review
The Back Youth Alliance (BYA) is a collaboration of senior leaders and youth representatives from some of the UK’s leading youth charities, working together to present a coherent voice ...
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Young man called Edward with blonde hair wearing a navy tshirt
story24.11.2020
Doing the DofE changed Edward’s outlook on life
In a particularly tough year for young people, Edward has turned a personally challenging period into a time of productivity and development. He lives in a small village, with no ...
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Young man in red jacket stood on street facing away
blog22.10.2020
How to include DofE in your UCAS personal statement
Writing your UCAS personal statement can be stressful at the best of times, and we know that with the disruption caused by COVID-19 you may feel worried about how to ...
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story24.11.2020
Extracurricular learning and mental health: The DofE Manager perspective
The current situation has further highlighted how crucial a focus on mental health and wellbeing is for young people. The ability to bounce back and give themselves the best opportunities ...
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Start line at DofE Adventure
news27.11.2020
DofE Adventure wins Silver award for Best Challenge Event 2020
We’re delighted to announce that DofE Adventure, our mass participation fundraising event, has won Silver for Best Challenge Event in the Charity Event Awards 2020. The Charity Events Awards, which ...
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Group of University students walking down hallway chatting
blog18.11.2020
Making the right choice after school
Decisions, decisions… Choosing what to do after you’ve finished at school can be a difficult decision to make. Many of you might be thinking about going to university. But ...
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Alarm clock on table in front of girl writing in background
blog21.10.2020
How to: manage your time
We know that there are loads of demands on your time, and you may be worried about how to fit your DofE in around academic studies, work and other commitments. ...
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