Encouraging your students to complete their DofE
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It's a really busy time for anyone in the DofE at the moment. There's the build up to exams plus almost certainly lots of DofE expeditions. Here's some useful info from the DofE to help you succeed this term and beyond.

Award holders
Tips on completing
There are lots of reasons why young people don’t go on to achieve their Award. To help you make sure that as many as possible see their programme through to the end, we’ve pulled together our top nine tips.
Nine tips
new participants
New enrolment form

We've recently updated our participant enrolment form, to reflect recent updates on eDofE and ensure it is compliant with the new EU data laws. Here’s a sample form - you may wish to add to it if there is other information which you require.

Download form
new participants
Schools' Calendar

Whether you’re new to the DofE or have been running it for years, the Schools’ Calendar is for you. Discover tips on how to make the most of DofE activities throughout the year and share your own ideas.

Schools' Calendar
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Gold residential requirements

Check out our new video designed to ensure your Gold participants choose a residential that meets the DofE’s requirements.

Watch here
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What's on the menu?

Read and share our latest blog for some expedition meal ideas and handy tips and advice for eating on expedition. And don't forget our downloadable DofE Kit List to save you creating one.

Food advice

Winston churchill fellowship
Funding for your own adventure

A Churchill Fellowship can help you expand your professional and personal horizons by travelling abroad for up to two months, researching innovative practice on a topic of your choice, perhaps DofE-related.

Find out more
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Drinking water safety advice

As part of the expedition training you provide, remember to give advice about how much water to carry, how to purify it and how to store it. See this handy blog for some great advice on purifying water.

Water purifying


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