News

  • Supporting adults in the Award

    26 Apr 2018

    The Award couldn’t exist without the dedicated people who offer their time, energy and support to delivering and growing it around the world. Whether working for a national operator and leading the

  • The Award USA in year two

    26 Apr 2018

    In July 2016, doors opened to the new Award USA national office in Chicago. Since then, participant numbers have doubled, national partnerships have been forged and new innovative platforms are being

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    HRH The Earl of Wessex embarks on Tennis Challenge

    15 Feb 2018

    In January, HRH The Earl of Wessex undertook the first in a series of events known as the ‘Tennis Challenge 2018’, which aims to generate support for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

  • New Award animation 'Discover you'

    15 Feb 2018

    The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation is excited to launch a new animation, which will inspire many more young people to do the Award around the world. 

  • New National Director for the Award in Canada

    22 Jan 2018

    The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is delighted to announce that Deputy Secretary General Stephen De-Wint has been appointed as the new National Executive Director of The Duke of Edinburgh’s

  • Impact of the Award in correctional facilities

    New insight sheds light on the impact of the Award in Correctional Facilities

    15 Dec 2017

    The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is designed to equip young people for life, whatever their background, experience or ability. And since as early as 1957, the Award has provided a platform

  • Successful Special Projects dinner results in reaching even more marginalised young people

    28 Nov 2017

    This month The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation was fortunate enough to welcome four Award speakers from across the globe to London for the 2017 International Special Projects

  • First winner of iPad prize draw announced

    23 Nov 2017

    All Award participants, as well as young people who aren’t participating in the Award, who complete our Outcomes Research surveys are entered into a prize draw giving them the possibility of winning

  • IGE 2017

    International Gold Event 2017: Experience. Influence. Lead

    7 Nov 2017

    The 15th International Gold Event (IGE), celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, took place in Prague 25-30 October 2017, with the theme ‘Engaging a younger generation in our sustainable future

  • The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award in a year...

    12 Oct 2017

    Our latest global statistics are out and you can find the details in a nutshell here.We are delighted to confirm that the Award continues to grow each year with more than 1.3 million young people