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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

There are no short cuts in the DofE programme, no cushioning the discomfort at times, no one else to show up when the going gets tough. It takes grit, perseverance and often a good dose of humour! However, the rewards are high! Along the way passions are discovered, talents unlocked, new friendships made and more than anything a discovery that if you can achieve this, then what else is possible?
What better investment can there be, than this, to equip our young people for the future?

Ceri Temple, founder of 4elements

Unlock the potential of your students with the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award (DofE) - the world's leading youth achievement recognition. Designed for ages 14-24, the programme, with its Bronze, Silver and Gold levels, extends learning beyond the classroom and encourages community service, outdoor adventure, and personal growth. Empower your young learners with this outstanding development framework, leading to a globally recognised accreditation.

Join the DofE movement and equip your students with skills for life!

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Let’s join forces!

4elements is a leading provider of the award and expedition section in Germany. We will guide you through a successful and sustainable launch of The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award in your school or organisation.

We provide
  • Consultation, advice and support to teachers, schools, and award leaders
  • Resources including proven and reliable systems
  • Programme administration
We facilitate
  • Planning & logistics
  • Support and safety systems
  • Implementation & organisation
We create
  • High-quality and memorable experiences for your students and staff
  • Tailor-made programmes designed to match your budget
  • Long-lasting relationships with our partners
We deliver
  • Engaging and hassle-free DofE programmes
  • Award services locally, nationally, and internationally
  • Expedition training
  • Practice and Final expeditions
Ceri Temple and students
Scope of service:
  • Programme design & set-up for Bronze, Silver & Gold award levels
  • Administration & development
  • Promotion & awareness raising
  • Recruiting staff & working with stakeholders
  • Student, parent & staff information sessions
  • Staff training coordination
  • Student mentoring support
  • Award mentor and assessor training
  • Award ceremony coordination and delivery

Dates & booking

Date: Year around

- Bronze Award
- Silver Award
- Gold Award


- Lenggries, Bavaria
- Ortwang, Allgäu
- Benediktbeuern, Bavaria
- Your school/ local area

We are:

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