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What is Duke of Edinburgh Award

SSLSD-DofE International Award This is a leadership programme for young adults aged between 14 and 24, aiming at teaching them valuable skills, practices and experiences for life.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4NQfulxwcg

What is Duke of Edinburgh Award? Allows students to gain loads of new experiences, discover talents, challenge themselves and meet new people Gives them skills, confidence and a view on life that everyone is looking for, from employers to colleges and universities. Qualifies them to receive a certificate from UK which is accepted anywhere in the world as an extra curricular qualificationWhy do this?The programme we conducted at school has been in line with the actual programmeTherefore those who completed any level will be directly absorbed to the next level of the Edinburgh AwardThey will also be given a certificate from school for the levels they completedWhat happens to those who completed Bronze /Silver in former programme?So far only the excursion and skills were done in school and in new programme children will train in skills, physical and volunteering categories Silver award students went only to Sri Lanka; they will go to new destinations like Oman, Dubai etc.Gold award will be added to the programme and they will go to Europe for their excursionChildren will get certificates from UKWhat new has been added?OrientationOnline registration of candidatesDistribute record booksAppoint assessors to monitor volunteer work ,skill, physical activityLeaders supervise whether candidates get their record books signed Leaders organize expeditionCoordinator communicates with DofE and arrange awarding of certificates for each categoryGeneral Programme for all LevelsVolunteeringPhysicalSkillsExpedition3 months3 months3 monthsPlan, train for and undertake a 2 day, 1 night expedition.All participants must undertake a further 3 months in the Volunteering, Physical or Skills sections.Bronze(14+)7VolunteeringPhysicalSkillsExpedition6 monthsOne section for 6 months and the other section for 3 monthsPlan, train for and undertake a 3 day, 2 night expedition.Direct entrants must undertake a further 6 months in either the Volunteering or the longer of the Physical or Skills sections.Silver(15+)

VolunteeringPhysicalSkillsExpeditionResidential12 monthsOne section for 12 months and the other section for 6 monthsPlan, train for and undertake a 4 day, 3 night expedition.Undertake a shared activity in a residential setting away from home for 5 days and 4 nights.Direct entrants must undertake a further 6 months in either the Volunteering or the longer of the Physical or Skills sections.Gold(16+)

BronzeSilverGoldClassGrade 9Grade 10 & 11Grade 11& 12Starting dateAprilJanuary(2016)February(2017)Finishing dateDecemberJanuary(2017)March(2018)Proposed School Time Scale for Present Grade 9

10Gold Award(they have already done silver at school)

Proposed Time Scale for Present Year 10 ,11, 12 students(16+)Starting dateApril 2015Finishing dateDecember 2016TeamSenior Manager overseeing the Award

PrincipalAward CoordinatorSampath priyashanthaAward Leaders/ Adventurous Journey Supervisors

Darshana Edirisinghe,Natalie RemondAssessors

Dayangika Kapugedara ,Nirmala Obeysekara ,Ranil Fernando ,Shanez, Fazil, Sabra,Nandun, DunaliHelping peopleCommunity awareness programmesConservation progammesFund raising for charityTeaching children with special needsBeach cleaningReligious educationVolunteering IdeasSkills Ideas

Individual sportsDanceTeam sportsMartial artsRacquet sportsExtreme sportsWater sportsFitness

Physical IdeasExpeditionBRONZE Two day / one night expedition with atleast six hours planned activity every day, innormal rural countryside or on appropriate water.If the expedition is on foot, an average Teammight achieve a distance of between 24 - 32km/15 - 20 miles.

Excursion CostsCategoryNo of DaysDestinationApproximate cost per headBronze2Within QatarQR 200Silver3+Sri Lanka/OmanQR2000/1000Gold4+London/Geneva/OmanQR 7000/1000Closely monitor how your child progresses in each award categorySee to his/her financial and other needs in order to complete the awardCommunicate regularly with school and keep yourself updated about any important events of the programme ParentsRoleThank you