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Iayp Presentation

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Iayp Presentation

  1. 2. HISTORY 1956-1988 <ul><li>1956 Formed in the UK with the concept: “DIY kit for life” </li></ul><ul><li>1966 Award Programmes in 16 countries </li></ul><ul><li>1988 The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award International Association formed, Award Programmes in over 40 countries </li></ul>
  2. 3. THE INTERNATIONAL AWARD <ul><li>We are about discovery, enterprise and achievement, offering a Programme of individual challenge to all young people to encourage: personal discovery, spirit of adventure, self-reliance,perseverance, self-fulfilment and service to the community. </li></ul>
  3. 4. INTERNATIONAL AWARD TODAY <ul><li>60 National Award Authority members </li></ul><ul><li>Presence in over 90 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 200,000 entrants each year </li></ul><ul><li>Over 4 million participants to date </li></ul><ul><li>World Fellowship endowment fund </li></ul>All supported through the International Secretariat in London
  4. 5. <ul><li>The Young Canadians Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Le Mérite International de la Jeunesse (Francophone Africa) </li></ul><ul><li>The Crown Prince Award (Jordan) </li></ul><ul><li>The Presidents Award (South Africa) </li></ul><ul><li>The Congressional Award (USA) </li></ul><ul><li>The Kokosai Award (Japan) </li></ul><ul><li>The Hong Kong Award for Young People </li></ul><ul><li>The National Youth Achievement Award (Singapore) </li></ul><ul><li>The Adikarsa Nugraha Cestita (Indonesia) </li></ul><ul><li>The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (Australia) </li></ul>
  5. 6. OUR MISSION <ul><li>PROMOTE the Award to young people </li></ul><ul><li>PROVIDE the Programme worldwide through appropriate organisations to as many young people as possible </li></ul><ul><li>PRESERVE the quality of the experience </li></ul>
  6. 7. FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES <ul><li>Improvement of individuals by ability </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage perseverance and achievement </li></ul><ul><li>Non-competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Participation is voluntary </li></ul><ul><li>Freedom of choice </li></ul><ul><li>Relevant to the changing needs of young people </li></ul><ul><li>No discrimination - open to all </li></ul>
  7. 8. OPERATIONAL PRINCIPLES <ul><li>Age range: 14-25 years </li></ul><ul><li>Balanced Programme of 4 sections </li></ul><ul><li>Three levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bronze 6+ months (age: 14+) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Silver 12+ months (age: 15+) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gold 18+ months (age: 16+) </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. PROGRAMME SECTIONS <ul><li>Service </li></ul><ul><li>Expeditions </li></ul><ul><li>Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Residential Project (Gold level) </li></ul>
  9. 10. SERVICE SECTION <ul><li>To encourage a sense of responsibility to the community </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Youth at risk </li></ul>ISSUES Health Education AIDS Leprosy Malaria Drug Awareness Environmental Projects Young Offenders Youth Enterprise EMPOWERMENT OF YOUNG PEOPLE DISABILITY
  11. 12. EXPEDITIONS SECTION <ul><li>To cultivate a spirit of adventure, discovery and teamwork with an understanding of the environment </li></ul>
  12. 13. SKILLS SECTION <ul><li>To encourage the development of cultural, vocational or practical skills </li></ul>
  13. 14. PHYSICAL RECREATION SECTION <ul><li>To encourage improved performance and enjoyment of physical activity </li></ul>
  14. 15. RECOGNITION
  15. 16. THE ROYAL CONNECTION <ul><li>HRH The Duke of Edinburgh KGKT Founder, Chairman of the International Trustees & Forum </li></ul><ul><li>HRH The Prince Edward CVO International Trustee, Chairman of the International Council </li></ul><ul><li>HRH Princess Rahma International Trustee </li></ul>
  16. 17. ADULT INVOLVEMENT
  17. 18. SECRETS OF OUR SUCCESS <ul><li>Available to all and non political </li></ul><ul><li>National Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Non-competitive </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary participation </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible and adaptable </li></ul><ul><li>A balanced Programme </li></ul>
  18. 19. ENJOYABLE AND FUN
  19. 20. WHAT DO PARTICIPANTS SAY? <ul><li>“ Le Mérite has changed my life for the better. I learnt about myself, the problems of my community and about life in general ” </li></ul>Olivier Kouassi Côte d’Ivoire
  20. 21. WHAT DO PARTICIPANTS SAY? <ul><li>“ Before participating in the Award I never in all my wildest dreams thought I would be capable of handling such challenges. It is an experience which I will treasure for the rest of my life” </li></ul>Young Offender Hong Kong
  21. 22. WHAT DO PARTICIPANTS SAY? <ul><li>” The Award for me as a disabled person made me feel as good as an ‘able’ person. I now feel that I can participate in anything just as much as anybody else” </li></ul>Carol Brill Republic of Ireland
  22. 23. WHAT DO PARTICIPANTS SAY? <ul><li>“ I had many challenges to overcome in earning the Award but I had a lot of fun along the way” </li></ul>Jonas Melin Canada

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