DofE Award

Programme Aims

To develop the skills and attitudes needed to become a more rounded, confident adult.

To promote and develop the following:

  • Self-belief Self-confidence
  • A sense of identity Initiative
  • A sense of responsibility
  • A real awareness of their strengths
  • New talents and abilities
  • The ability to plan and use time
  • The ability to learn from and give to others in the community
  • New friendships
  • Problem solving, presentation and communication skills
  • Leadership and team-working skills

These are all qualities that colleges, universities and employers are attracted to.