The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation's Policies and Resources
The glossary is a reference tool which can be used by anyone who is involved with the Award. This includes Award Operators, participants, partners, supporters, International Award Foundation staff and Trustees.
One of the Key Governing Documents, it sets out the practices and behaviour of how the Foundation is run.
The ten principles that underpin the philosophy of the Award. They are designed to ensure that a young person has a meaningful and purposeful journey through their Award, as well as ensuring that the impact of achieving their Award provides a lasting personal legacy. The Award’s guiding principles are: individual, non-competitive, achievable, voluntary, development, balanced, progressive, inspiration, persistence and enjoyable. See Handbook page 14 for further information.
One of the Key Governing Documents, clarifies and interprets the International Agreements, helping Award Operators to deliver the Award in a manner suited to their circumstances while maintaining the ethos and principles outlined by the Founder.
The toolkit is provided to help NAOs set up and maintain effective governance structures.
This matrix is intended to provide a framework for the management of risk and also to increase overall awareness of risk throughout the Foundation and to enable managers and those responsible for risk reporting, to better identify, assess and control risks within their areas. It seeks to enforce ownership and defines roles and responsibilities to help ensure the risk management process is understood.
Sets out the practices and behaviour expected of all adults in the Award, especially when it comes to ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults associated with the Award. Can be found on the Award Community.
The Global Data Protection Policy (GDPR) is based on the Global Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) an EU legislation that aims to give the residents of the EU more control over their data. Under this regulation, organisations that handle data of EU residents will have to comply with data and privacy rules.
A document which provides guidance on minimum requirements with which National Award Operators should comply in accordance with the Foundation’s licensing standards relating to the training of adults. Previously known as the Award Learning Framework.
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A policy detailing the procedures and requirements relating to Adults involved in the delivery of the Award by the Foundation and respective National Award Operator (NAO).
One of the Key Governing documents; the Brand Guidelines sets out the elements governing the Award brand and application of the logo and supporting visual image.
Sets out the practices and behaviour expected of all adults in the Award, especially when it comes to ensuring the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults associated with the Award.