Bluecube Technology Solutions, the centrally-based IT provider who brought The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award firmly into the 21st Century by developing its eDofE solution, were presented with the top accolade bestowed by the DofE on its corporate supporters in a ceremony held especially by the charity.
The prestigious title of Charter Founder member was presented to Bluecube by HRH The Earl of Wessex and is awarded to organisations who have demonstrated an ongoing commitment to actively supporting and promoting the DofE and its work within British business and society, in order to help young people reach their full potential.
Bluecube’s promotion from Charter member to Founder reflects their broad range of contributions to the DofE, but helping the charity adapt to meet the technological expectations of the next generation through eDofE is probably where Bluecube have had their greatest impact. eDofE, which replaces the traditional paper-based record book, is an online resource that gives students access to a host of additional tools and support systems, whilst leading them through every step needed to achieve a Gold Award.
CEO, James Hawker, is keen to highlight that their services are of equal value to business as they are to charities: “We have found a model for keeping our costs down and our client systems up, whilst adhering to the highest professional standards. This holds true whether we are providing IT support for a small niche operator or the hardware, infrastructure and services required by global organisations such as the DofE.” James Hawker