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Penrith Selective High School

Penrith Selective High School

Altiora Peto - Striving for the highest

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award – Australia

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a global framework for non-formal education, which challenges young people to find their purpose, passion and place in the world to become' #WORLDREADY

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Australia   is an internationally recognised, development program for Australians aged 14 to 24. It equips young people with opportunities explore their full potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world. 

Within the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, participants design their own unique program that challenges them to set and meet goals while forging qualities of strength, resolve and commitment. 

For the Award to be achieved, each young person must learn a skill, improve their physical well being, volunteer in their community and experience a team adventure in a new environment.

Achieving an Award recognises individual goal setting and self-improvement through persistence and achievement.​Through participation in this Award, students develop problem solving skills and teamwork, while building resilience and their personal leadership capacity.

For details about the school’s extensive Duke of Edinburgh program, please contact the school.