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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

is the world’s leading youth achievement award, operating in over 140 countries and territories around the globe.

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is the world’s leading youth achievement award, operating in over 140 countries and territories around the globe bringing together practical experiences and skills to create committed global citizens and equipping young people for life.


In the Award, young people set their individual goals and challenges in several activities. On the road of completing them, they develop their responsibility and grit, discover themselves and overcome challenges, and gain new skills useful for their academic and professional life.

Read about our student Nadine reaching Gold level of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award in 2019.

Around the world, millions of young people have participated in the Award. The Award was initiated in Slovakia by the British International School of Bratislava in 2007.

As a non-formal educational programme, the Award can play a vital role in providing opportunities for young people to develop essential life skills, complementing their formal education. This enables them to grow in confidence and in their ability to contribute positively to their communities. Its success and flexibility are evidenced by the fact that it has spread to over 140 countries and territories all around the world.

Who can take part in the Award?

The Award is available to all young people aged 14 to 24. It is voluntary, non-competitive, enjoyable and balanced, and requires sustained effort over time. The Award encourages young people to design their own programme of activities, set their own goals and challenge themselves to achieve their aims. 

What is involved?

There are three levels to the Award:

For those over 14 years. For those over 15 years. For those over 16 years.
6 months minimum participation. 12 months minimum participation. 18 months minimum participation. 

What next?

To find out about how to get involved, contact our Award team by email intaward@bisb.sk.


International Award