The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award ‘In house’ support system, will be delivered by DofE staff from the Edsential Licenced Organisation and Learning Outside the Classroom staff. The support offered will take place over 6 sessions, Approx 12 hours in total, each session between 1- 2 hours and the dates and times will be determined by the schools or centres involved.
(Minimum of 20 students)
1.What is eDofE. The criteria and how to log into edofe, learning about the aims of the sections via the website. ( It room, Laptops or access to Smartboard required)
2.Explanations about how to write up the programme planner and set timescales for different levels for the volunteering, physical and skill sections.
3.How to add text, video, documents, photos and what to include in the evidence. Examples of evidence acceptable for the Award.
4.What is an assessor report, who can submit them and how can they be added to the website by participants and by assessors.
5.An introduction to the Expedition Section. What the expedition entails; First Aid, Campcraft, Cooking; Navigation; Compass work; Country Code. The length, time and area of the expedition for different awards and levels.
6.Assistance in planning and organizing the expedition dates, payments, administration, supervision and assessment of the Expedition.
7.Expedition support and mountain safety.
8.Completing the presentations on the edofe Expedition section. Either by powerpoint, video, photos or stories and how to add this is to be added to the eDofE account.
9.Adding Assessor reports for the expedition and completing all the Assessor reports for each section and submit for final approval.
10.What to do to register for the next level, and how to save and submit the award for final approval.
Participants will be able to start any level of their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and monitor their progress through an online system. eDofE works best for Leaders and participants, if participants sign in and complete their personal information as soon as possible once their accounts have been set up. Participants can choose their timescales and complete the programme plans for each section.
The support sessions will be coordinated by Edsential Licenced Organisation Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Manager.