Short news, July 2020
Information for all Award Coordinators and Leaders.
Short News are also available in English here.
We are very pleased that the Liberec region has joined the official supporters of DofE. We signed a Memorandum of Cooperation together on 5 June.
Did you miss Breakfast with Nova on June 10, which talked about 𝗗𝗼𝗳𝗘 and Prince Philip's 99th birthday? You can repeat it from the recording in 1 hour 4 minutes in the online broadcast of TV Nova.
Don't miss the meeting of DofE coordinators and leaders from all over the Czech Republic! DofE Leader Camp, will take place this year from 26 to 27th September in the Skalský dvůr hotel in the Vysočina region. You can find more information in the article here on the web.
Distance learning at the time of school closures brought many pitfalls and challenges. At the DofE National Centre, we are glad that you were not afraid of them, but that you faced them.
Our Google supporter has given us some tips where you can find new inspiration:
• Grow with Google or Make distance learning easier. Website focused on the use of the G Suite environment for teachers, students and their parents.
• A digital garage full of courses that focus on a variety of topics related to skills for the digital world.
• If you want to apply strategies and new approaches to education, a link to New Generation of Founders may be useful.
Come with us to see a piece of history. Ladislav Vajdík was one of the first to perform DofE (already in 1995) at the Gymnázium Lesní čtvrť in Zlín and he certainly does not regret his decision. How does Dofa remember where they went on the Adventurous journey and what was his meeting with Prince Philip? You can watch this in a new video on YouTube.
The DofE Fund financially supports participants, leaders and Award Centres. You will be able to apply for a contribution from 18 August to 14 September using the online form. More information can be found here on the web.
Are you looking forward to summer? Are you planning summer Adventurous journeys? We have great news for you, which will surely please you. In order to facilitate the realization of Adventurous journeys, we have established cooperation with the Czech manufacturer of quality outdoor equipment Husky. Thanks to this, you will soon have the opportunity to equip your Award Centre with a discount or buy something you need with the participants. We will tell you the specific form of cooperation in the August Short Reports, but you can already start thinking about what to buy.