Award

How to start an Award unit at your school.

If you want to stat an Award unit, finding our website is a great start. One you have founds us, pleas get in touch with the national office; 013-785 88 31. This is how it works: 

1. Introductory Meeting

There will be a meeting with people of the school / organisation / participants and a representative of the Award organisation of the Netherlands to discuss all questions, to get to know each other and to talk about the impact the Award programme can have for them.

The following items will be discussed for sure:
- Making acquaintance with each other’s organisations
- The vision behind the programme and the criteria of the Award programme
- The link between the vision and goals of the school or organisation
- The training of people from the school or organisation
- The licence agreement where arrangements are confirmed.

2. Training of people who are involved with the organisation

Teachers, youth workers or volunteers coach and help the young people who participate in the Award programme. These Award leaders will get a one-day training to become an certified Award leader. There are also people needed for the organisation of the Expedition, these are also people who work at the participating school or organisation. These people will have a one-day training to become an assessor.

3. Finances

− Participants pay EURO 32,50 per level if they want to work for an Award 
− Training fee is EURO 300 per person (1 day all materials and catering included)
− Licence fee depends on the number of participants and starts with €400 for (1 –25 participants).
− All the activity and training-costs are covered by the participants.

4. The licence agreement

If this is signed by the school management or organisation, they are a formal provider of the Award programme. The school or organisation receives for example logos and other materials, they will be on our Awardwebsite and they get a so-called sublicense.

Awardverhalen

Hoezo is installatietechniek alleen voor jongens?!  / 'Ik vond het altijd een beetje spannend om nieuwe mensen te leren kennen. Daar ben ik door de Award enorm in gegroeid, dat neem ik de rest van mijn leven mee. Net als doorzettingsvermogen.'

Pauline Hoefnagels Gouden Award houder

'Ik vond het altijd een beetje spannend om nieuwe mensen te leren kennen. Daar ben ik door de Award enorm in gegroeid, dat neem ik de rest van mijn leven mee. Net als doorzettingsvermogen.'

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