THE Duke of York, KG, has presided over the creation of a new awards scheme that aims to burnish the digital skills and employability of young people in the UK. And when he launched it at the University of Huddersfield – where he is Chancellor – he admitted that he modelled its format on the famous outward-bound scheme developed by his father, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh.
The new project is entitled Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards (iDEA). It is free, carried out online and its bronze badge has already been completed by pioneering pupils, including an enthusiastic group at a West Yorkshire school who attended the regional launch event. They and their teacher also gave The Duke valuable feedback, which His Royal Highness said was
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