In the last 2 years, Europe has experienced the greatest mass movement of people since the Second World War. More than 1 million refugees and migrants have arrived in the European Union, the large majority of them fleeing from war and terror in Syria and other troubled countries. The EU has agreed on a range of measures to deal with the crisis.
This online quiz has been created for young people to play in their free time at home, or on their mobile phones, or as part of a lesson in school. Its four sections – with 12 questions each – can be done independently of each other. In one of them you will meet Anna… Currently, the quiz is still being tested. Please leave a comment if you have something to tell us.
Who governs Europe? What does the European Union mean for our everyday lives? Where is this continent heading in a globalised world? All of these questions and more are broached here. The brochure is aimed at students aged between 13 and 18, and offers them the chance to read, learn and discuss the topics interactively. The brochure is accompanied by a teachers’ guide.
These slides can be used by teachers to make a powerpoint presentation about the EU. Each slide provides some simple facts or keywords in a style that can be easily understood by an audience with no prior knowledge of the EU. They explain key figures, policies and how the EU works and provide basic information on issues such as EU enlargement, the treaties and the EU symbols.
From the end of the Second World War, through the Cold War era and economic growth and recession – European history has never been boring! See how these events shaped the EU – and how the EU has responded. Read an overview of each decade, or take a closer look at what happened year-by-year. You may also want to read about the EU's 'Founding Fathers' and watch videos of them in action.
This educational portal presents the information required to guide teachers and students in the study of the process of European integration based on the history, geography and economics of the European Union. The website includes a section dedicated to Augmented Reality with the aim of getting students more involved and also motivating them through the use of new technologies.
What exactly happened during the financial crisis? How is the European economy now? What is the Economic and Monetary Union? Find out the answers to these questions and much more through this website packed with interesting and useful information. You can use it to explain the European economy in clear and simple terms to your students.
The guide presents basic facts about the euro. It gives a short history of the euro, its reasons for coming into existence and the benefits it offers. You will find an illustrated timeline at the end of the guide detailing the most significant events that have marked the euro's existence so far.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is the name of a trade agreement that is being negotiated between the European Union and the United States. The negotiations aim at removing trade barriers.