A Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, or DofE, programme is a real adventure from beginning to end. It doesn’t matter who you are or where you’re from. You just need to be aged between 14 and 24 and realise there’s more to life than sitting on a sofa watching life pass you by.
There are 55 active DofE groups across Somerset and the number grows each year, reflecting school and college leaders’ recognition of DofE as the world’s most successful youth development programme.
Research shows that employers and universities understand the skills, knowledge and characteristics which DofE helps build and they look out for it on young people’s CVs and applications.