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As the new academic year gets going, here’s some great ways to get your DofE groups off to a flying start.

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Recruitment PowerPoint

We've built a set of PowerPoint presentations to help you promote the DofE to potential participants. Available in Bronze, Silver and Gold versions.

Leadership survey

We surveyed 1,000 young people on the traits they associate with good leadership. The results show that young people value Leaders who are inclusive and compassionate over those who are ruthless and dominant.

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Expedition group preparation

In a recent survey, over 90% of DofE Leaders and volunteers said they shared our DofE expedition kit resources with their participants. We've pulled them together into one blog so you can see what’s available to help you help your groups get prepared.

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Six of the best

Starting off the term on the right foot will stand you in good stead for the academic year. To help you manage your time and budget, set goals and stay on a path to success, we’ve pulled together tips shared by DofE Managers and Leaders in schools on how to plan and get organised. 

Hot tips
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Aviva funding

Put forward an idea for a project and your organisation could receive an award from the Aviva Community Fund from £1,000 to £25,000. You'll need to get votes to get your project to the finals, so start rallying friends and family now! Submissions close on October 9.

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International Award survey

Are young people lazy, entitled and narcissistic? What do you think? There are a lot of labels and stereotypes surrounding young people today. Do people around the world really think they are true…or far from it? The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award wants to know what you think.

Take the survey

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