A global non-formal education framework which challenges young people to discover their potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world.  The Award operates in more than 130 countries and territories, helping to inspire young people aged 14 – 24, to dream big, celebrate their achievements and make a difference in their world.

The Duke of Ed Award offers an international currency and credibility – across the world, an Award stands for something and showcases success.

Begin your Duke of Ed Award Journey Today.  Register/login HERE


A challenging program of discovery for young people aged 10 – 14 providing a framework to learning valuable skills, assisting others in the community, being active and experiencing adventures.

Begin your Ignite Award Journey Today.  Register HERE



  • Today’s young people are our most important resource – and championing their growth and development should be a top priority
  • Not all learning happens in the classroom – some of life’s biggest lessons can happen in the least likely locations
  • Every young person has the potential to do something extraordinary
  • The development of character and skills such as confidence, communication, problem solving and resilience is crucial, if young people are to be ready for the world – a world which is changing at a phenomenal rate
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For young people

Do an Award

Find out how you can join an internationally recognised program and begin your Award journey today!

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For schools & organisations

Deliver an Award

Find out how to become a registered Award Centre, fees and funding assistance, models of delivery and the roles of an Award Leader.

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    Welcome to Methodist Ladies’ College

    Awards WA welcomes Methodist Ladies’ College as a new Award Unit for The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. Under Award Leader Sue Bamford we...

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