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What is an Award Unit?

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Foundation Bangladesh licenses different organizations especially educational institutions to deliver the Award.  They are commonly known as Award Units and are responsible for delivering the Award to Participants.

 

Award Units can be:


  • Schools
  • Colleges
  • Universities
  • Community Organizations
  • Youth Development Organizations


Benefit of Becoming an Award Unit 

  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award can be used to support your organization’s strategies and objects.
  • The Award provides tangible support in terms of experience, promotional materials, equipment, training and insurance. The choice of activities that the Participants may undertake can be defined by the Award Unit.
  • The structure often complements programs and activities educational institutions and youth organizations already offer to young people and provide a way of recognizing these efforts and at the same time without consuming resources.
  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award offers a balanced framework to develop the important skills and qualities that our wider society believe young people should definitely have, including skill development, group participation, confidence, self-esteem, leadership, fitness, and community connection.
  • Being an Award Unit also allows you the opportunity to connect with our affiliated organizations, schools, colleges, universities and community groups in your area as well as across Bangladesh.
  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award offers a volunteering framework for staff, and offers the opportunity for young people to connect with other adults within the community in a productive way.
  • You will be able to connect with our international network and open up opportunities for professional development and the exchange of information
  • As an Award Unit, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award allows a framework to create an environment of social inclusion for your Participants. This enhances The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award experience for your young people and impacts positively on their personal development.


The Award in Bangladesh

Discover more about the Award in Bangladesh and get in touch with your educational institution. Check out the list below if your institution is affiliated with us: