This programme is designed for teenagers to learn photography while meeting the eligibility requirements for the Duke of Edinburgh’s (DoE’s) Bronze Award scheme. After completing the course, students will have learnt the features of a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) or mirrorless camera and build an impressive portfolio documenting their learning.
Each weekly photography lesson has a short theory component followed by a home work project, designed to take one hour to complete.
- 13 weekly lesson modules with tutorials, assignments and quizzes;
- Students will receive a personal login where they can access the online course. They will also have access to other resources, such as reference cards and extra lessons. These extra lessons will also provide the required evidence to be used if photography is chosen as the Major Section of the bronze award;
- Feedback and support from a professional photographer with a WA Working with Children Check (WWC), either face-to-face or via video-conferencing;
- Members-only Edoceo Group D0E Facebook group where students can share their work, receive feedback and offer inspiration to fellow students;
- End of course assessment and DoE skills reporting sign off.
The DoE Photography course is ideal for those aged over 14 years old undertaking the bronze award programe. It runs for a minimum of three months, with three tutorials and 12-weeks’ worth of photography assignments that can be easily managed alongside studies, activities and social time.
With teaching from expert and experienced photographers, the DoE Award Photography Skills gives students a vast amount of knowledge, as well as the support and encouragement needed, for teens to explore their own creativity through photography.