Our Awards allow young people of all ages and abilities to embark on journeys of discovery and adventure.
Whether you want to find out about the cost of each program, get ideas on the range of activities to explore, make connections with service providers, find out about funding assistance or delve into the latest research, we have an extensive range of resources available to help make the Award experience the best it can be.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Resources
Duke of Ed: Levels and Requirements
The Duke of Ed: explained
The Duke of Ed: employability skills
The Duke of Ed: activity planning worksheet
Our Award programs are underpinned by current educational philosophy and research. Follow the links below to download current research and reference material.
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award White Papers
Donors Report: Building the foundations for growth 2015 (The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation)
- Measuring the Impact of The Award Globally 2012(The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation)
- The value of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to Employers (ULT Research)
- The Impact of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award on Young People 2009 Executive Summary(The University of Northampton)
- The Impact of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award on Young People 2009 Full Report(The University of Northampton)
Industry White Papers
What is the real value of extra-curricular experience in the university application process? 2015 (World Challenge)
Strengthening Society by Investing in Women & Girls 2014(The Australian Women Donors Network)
- How Young People are Faring 2012(The Foundation for Young Australians)
- National Survey of Volunteering Issues 2011(Volunteering Australia)
- Why paper qualifications are no longer enough(TES)
- Volunteering is Catching: A study into young people’s volunteering in Victoria 2011(YACVic)