The Duke of Edinburgh's Award
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE) is a programme of activities for anyone aged 14 to 24. There are three levels of the award: Bronze, Silver and Gold. There are different sections in each level. At Bronze and Silver level, participants must do four sections: Volunteering, Physical, Skills and Expedition. At Gold level, particpants must do another section, as well as the other four, called Residential. Each level can take between 1-4 years to complete. All activities must be done by the particpant's 25th birthday. Around 275,000 participants are taking part in their DofE programme at any time in the United Kingdom. DofE is also run in other countries.
eDofE is an online system that lets particpants manage their DofE programme. It also enables leaders to look at particpants' progress.
- "What is the DofE all about?". The Duke of Edinburgh's Award. 2011. http://www.dofe.org/en/content/cms/doing-your-dofe/whats-the-dofe/. Retrieved 2011-06-23.
- "eDofE - managing the DofE". The Duke of Edinburgh's Award. 2011. http://www.dofe.org/en/content/cms/leaders/edofe/edofe.aspx. Retrieved 2011-06-23.