For and Against

For and Against

A Discussion on the Award Scheme

1st Edition - January 1, 1967

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  • Author: Alison Taylor
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483180403

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For and Against: A Discussion on the Award Scheme provides a critical review of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for Young People. The awarding scheme is divided into two, a scheme for Boys and a scheme for Girls. The awards are given in bronze, silver, and gold. This book covers the means of determining the recipient of the award; the benefits that is given by the awarding system; the origin and development of the award giving body; the member clubs and organization involve in the awarding scheme; the activities organized by the committee; and fields of study that is under the coverage of the awarding scheme. This text also considers the design for living of the participants as well as a study of the possible improvements that could be made to the awarding system. The awarding system aims to provide an encouragement for youth to participate in physical exercises. The final chapter describes the opinions of panel member that is critical to the determination of winners. The book can provide useful information to the general reader.

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1 Opposing Views

    Chapter 2 A Brief Outline of the Award

    Chapter 3 How the Scheme is Run

    Chapter 4 The Part the Award May Play in Clubs

    Chapter 5 Starting the Scheme

    Chapter 6 The Service Section

    Chapter 7 Expedition and Adventure

    Chapter 8 Pursuits and Interests

    Chapter 9 Design for Living

    Chapter 10 Physical Fitness

    Chapter 11 Various Opinions Considered

    Chapter 12 An Eye to the Future

    Award Offices

    Useful Publications

Product details

  • No. of pages: 66
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 2013
  • Published: January 1, 1967
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483180403

About the Author

Alison Taylor

About the Editor

E. R. Staniford

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