Branding –Changed in Autumn 2008 –Old logo was 18 years old –New, fresh look –Over 300 items rebranded
Modular Training Framework –DofE is committed to ensuring high quality training is in place for the DofE Leaders and volunteers that run our programmes –Over 300 different courses identified prior to 2008 –Introduced Modular Training Framework Standardised outcomes Transferable Fully resourced
Approved Activity Providers –AAP introduced as key quality control Rigorous process that organisations must undertake –170 organisations currently signed up
Research Actions Widen participation Increase capacity of providers Recruit leaders from diverse backgrounds Increase support for delivery partners Recognise volunteers Increase training and support for leaders Encourage Gold Holders to become Leaders Review Expedition Section Recognise sectional achievement Induction for new participants Improve Comms, admin and support Appreciation of Social benefit Build in reflection on personal and community benefit
MISSION To inspire, guide and support young people in their self development and recognise their achievements.
STRATEGIC AIMS More young people to complete an award and reduce the proportion not completing
DRIVERS Demand Impact Research Development of online resources Change in Operating Authorities - Broaden range of DofE licence holders
STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES 2011-16 Increase number of participants to 300,000 Increase the average completion rate to 50% Build understanding of the barriers to completion Increase the proportion of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds from 10% -20% Increase broader community experiences for young people