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Determine what level is right for you. The Award is divided into three levels: Bronze, Silver, and Gold.

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a non-formal education and learning framework operating in more than 130 countries and territories around the world, through which young people’s achievements outside of academia are recognized and celebrated.

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COVID-19 Updates + Resources

The flexible program of the Award means that young people can still work towards achieving their goals and Award while at home! We have worked with our partners and global Award family to develop a list of activity ideas, and created temporary changes to our framework to support young people and the adult volunteers who support them towards achieving their Award.

Explore the opportunities and resources which are aimed to support young Canadians as they complete their Award during COVID-19. 


Supporting young people as they transition from youth to adult

The Award allows young people to determine what they are passionate about, regardless of their background, culture or access to resources. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.​ 

Listen to how the Award prepared these Award Holders for their future. 

Read more testimonials on how the Award is helping young Canadians become World Ready. 


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On International Youth Day, HRH The Earl of Wessex shares his message during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Together, we can help young Canadians see that there is more in them than they think and help them become the leaders of the future. 


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