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The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Forum takes place every three years. It is an opportunity for people who deliver the Award on a national basis (National Award Operators), from 132 different countries to discuss the development of the Award.
Our CE Kevin Plant and Chairman of the Board of Trustees Prue Kelly have been in Toronto the last few days at the Forum. Here is a photo of Prue Kelly receiving our Award licence from HRH Prince Edward.
Another successful Residential Project at CUE Haven saw a lot of work being done on the walking tracks, weeding and general spring cleaning, as well as a wishing well and a bathtub table being created.
"The DofE Hillary Award taught me invaluable life lessons to aim high and persevere in the face of difficulty."
Sam completed his gold in 2015 from Fielding High School, he participated in a wide range of activities that made his Award experience unique. As Vice-President (Head Boy) of the Fielding High School Council this is a great achievement. Read more here...
The Award, a non-formal education framework, plays a vital role in helping to address the challenges young people face on a global scale. It can empower socially excluded young people, reconnecting them with their communities and enabling them to meet people from different backgrounds. With the right skills and educational tools young people increase their potential to act as agents of peace, preventing crises and reducing violence and crime.