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Then you've come to the right place! Teachers' Corner contains all kinds of material for different age groups. Whether you want to teach your pupils about what the EU does, how it began and how it works or to debate EU policies in greater detail, you'll find plenty of inspiration here.

  • Teaching material 2014/2015

    Recommended by educational experts

    Teaching material 2014/2015 selected by educational experts from across Europe.

  • Ages 15 and over

    Europe. What's it all about?

    'Europe is somewhere else.' This provocative statement opens the first chapter of this brochure. It is, of course, not true. Being right at the heart of Europe, we naturally have many questions about what 'Europe' means and what it does.

  • Ages 12 to 15

    Europe in a nutshell

    The story of Europe told on six pages, covering its geography, history, how the EU has developed and how it works today.

  • Ages 9 to 12

    Let's explore Europe

    A colourful trip around Europe, covering history, geography and everything in between.

  • Up to 9 years

    Tom and Lila

    Take your students on exciting adventures with Tom and his friend Lila the fox in this series of books about the environment.

Europe in Harmony –
Sing. Film. Join the challenge!

Do you like singing? Do you care about Europe? Then why not sing about what matters to you as a European? Show us your “Ode to Joy” video and be in with a chance to win great prizes!

Find out more and take part


The European Parliament and the Foundation of the International Charlemagne Prize of Aachen invite young people from all EU Member States to participate in a competition on EU development, integration and European identity issues.

Find out more here


So similar, so different, so European!

What is your experience in an enlarged EU? How can the enlarged EU meet the challenges of the future? Write an article on one or both questions and
win great prizes!

Find out more


Can you 'Instagram' Europe?

Over the past year, youngsters from across Europe have been sending Instagram photos on various themes related to EU policies.
Please note that this competition is now closed but you can still

check out the winning photos!


See our best teaching material

The best material for primary and secondary pupils selected by educational experts from across Europe.

Play EU games

EU games and quizzes for children from 6 to 16 years old in Kids' Corner.

Network online

eTwinning is a free and safe platform for teachers to connect, develop collaborative projects and share ideas in Europe.

European Youth Portal

Information and opportunities for young people across Europe.

Participate in an EU school programme

Erasmus+ - EU programme for Education, Training, Youth, and Sport.

Compete across Europe

EU prizes and competitions for pupils.

Visit the EU

Information on how to organise a visit to one of the EU institutions.

Get information close to you

Europe Direct. Information centres on the EU spread across Europe.

Last update: 23/01/2015
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