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This year the Award in Barbados celebrates 60 years of service to the nation.
60 Years of Equipping Young People For Life
The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award is the world's leading youth acheivement award.
By participating in The Award, young people are able to develop the skills needed to find their purpose, passion and place in the world.
Operating in Barbados since 1963, The Award continues to challenge and inspire Barbadian youth, regardless of their circumstance.
Today The Award programme is offered islandwide through various secondary schools, tertiary institutions, youth organizations and community groups
WHAT PARTICIPANTS SAY
Ramon Jackman, Bronze Award Recipient, Barbados Government Exhibition 2019
Being in the Award has opened me up to a whole new world I never knew existed. Relaxation is a big part of my study process and thus, being in the Award, especially the hiking aspect has allowed me to destress and relax. This in turn has raised my concentration levels causing me to study harder and longer