For educators

For educators

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award Czech Republic (DofE) is an educational program that supports young people in long-term development in more than 130 countries around the world. He strives to give everyone a chance to be #WorldReadythus ready for the challenges of the modern world.

The program is designed for everyone between the ages of 14 and 24 and is based on non-formal education, in the form of experiential pedagogy. There are now over 230 institutions and more than 5,000 pupils and students in the Czech Republic.

Who can provide DofE?

The program can be provided by primary and secondary school, university, non-profit organization, children's home, sports club, leisure center, town and other institutions working with youth.

What does DofE bring?

How to get involved?

You can also provide DofE at your school or organization working with young people. Contact your region manager for more information:

  • get acquainted with the program and  contact your regional manager
  • select suitable persons and register them for DofE training accredited by the Ministry of Education
  • together we will present the program in your institution and help with the recruitment of participants
  • the DofE program can begin for you

The first year of the program is always free for the institution. This gives you the opportunity to easily try the program. After the first year of operation, an annual contribution to the implementation of the program is paid, which is graded according to the type of organization:

  • non-profit organizations, children's homes: Free
  • children's and youth homes, leisure centers: CZK 2,600
  • state secondary and primary schools: CZK 5,200
  • private schools: CZK 13,000
  • international schools: CZK 26,000

Who has already joined

More than 230 schools and institutions throughout the Czech Republic are already involved in the DofE program.

Institutions involved

1st Prague Scouting Group

Neziskové organizace

AC Sparta Praha



Neziskové organizace

Anglicko-české gymnázium AMAZON

Střední škola

Anglo-německá obchodní akademie

Střední škola

DDM Ulita


Dino-High School

Střední škola

Domov Mládeže Lovosická


Do you want to provide DofE?

You can also provide DofE at your school or organization working with young people. Contact your region manager for more information.

DofE Program

supported by important Czech personalities
Jakub Vágner
Jakub Vágner fisherman and traveler
Marek Erben
Marek Eben moderator
Lejla Abbasová
Lejla Abbasová moderator
Dan Přibáň
Dan Přibáň traveler and journalist
Šárka Strachová
Šárka Strachová skier
Zuzana Bahulová
Zuzana Bahulová animator and illustrator
Klára Kolouchová
Klára Kolouchová climber and manager
Klára Nademlýnská
Klára Nademlýnská módní návrhářka
Tatiana Kováříková
Tatiana Kováříková módní návrhářka
Michael Londesborough
Michael Londesborough scientist and popularizer of science
Taťána le Moigne
Taťána le Moigne Google Director in the Czech Republic

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DofE Fund

DofE Fund

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DofE Aplikace

DofE App

Online Record Book is an application for recording and controlling DofE activities of participants. In the Virtual Training Center you will find methodological materials, instructions and other information.