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Global Issues Activity Badge

How to earn your badge
You need to complete three of these activities:

Adapting Badge and Award Requirements
Badge and award requirements can be adapted (for example, for young people with additional needs, medical conditions and disabilities) to ensure a similar level of challenge for all young people.  This may mean that you need to scale the level of difficult up or down to suit the individual’s needs.
The things to consider are:

  1. Whether the individual elements can be adapted or whether they need to be replaced by an entirely different challenge
  2. Whether to change the requirements for one young person or whether it is more appropriate to change them for the whole Section to ensure the young person doesn't feel singled out
  3. One thing that many Leaders do to adapt badge requirements in similar circumstances is to develop some of the individual challenges into a team challenge so that the young person can use their individual strengths and abilities to achieve a team goal. Again, this avoids one Member being singled out.

Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility.


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