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The flexibility of the Award's structure means that even as many are forced to practise social and physical distancing, participants are still able to work on gaining their awards.

COVID-19 Award Requirements, Temporary Changes and Further Guidance

55+ 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

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