Blog By Vanessa Masing/Schule Schloss Salem

100th Birthday of HRH Prince Philip



Today, HRH Prince Philip would have turned 100. His legacy, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, is more relevant than ever and can make a significant contribution to meeting the demands of international education researchers. The Award equips young people with self-confidence, a strong belief in their own abilities and 21st century skills, regardless of their social and cultural background. The history of theAward dates back to the 1920s, when Kurt Hahn was headmaster of Schule Schloss Salem and Prince Philip was his student. On the website of Schule Schloss Salem you will find a wonderful and very informative article that sheds light on these beginnings: