• May 6, 2022


The private school known as Gordonstoun was founded in the early twentieth century in the Scottish Highlands as a training center for elite young men. At that time, it was called Gordonstoun School. It was founded by Dr. Kurt Hahn, a German psychologist. He believed that elite young men could benefit from a rigorous educational…

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How Gordonstoun’s Founder, Dr. Kurt Hahn, Led to the Establishment of the Duke of Edinburgh Award

Gordonstoun School and the Duke of Edinburgh Award have a long historical relationship. Both ideas were from Dr. Kurt Hahn. Although it was Prince Phillip’s idea, Hahn’s Moray Badge’s success generated the idea to establish the Duke of Edinburgh Award. The Duke of Edinburgh Award has become a global award touching the lives of young…

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