If you want to know about what the EU does, how it all started and how it works, or if you want to debate EU policies more in details, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here.
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If you are between 14 and 18, or are a secondary school teacher interested in finding out about the European Union and what it does for you, then this publication is for you. The exercises it contains should provide food for thought not only for you, but also when talking about Europe with your friends and family. An online quiz accompanies this booklet and is a fun way to revisit some of the issues
Teaching kit on the European Union to increase awareness among pupils aged 10 and over.
The kit includes:
- A welcome note and a teacher’s guide
- Three complementary brochures: Europe, building together!; Europe, organising together!; Europe, living together!
- A map of the European Union
What is the European project? What does the EU do for us and how does it work ? This slide presentation will help you explain the basics of the EU, prepare the ground for discussions, and give you tips on how to stay in touch with the EU. It is made up of four sections, which can be used separately or as a whole. You can use it along with our EU quiz for testing the knowledge of your class/audience. Finally, do not forget to have a look at the note pages, they contain further information and links.
Full of interesting facts and colourful illustrations, this booklet gives a lively overview of Europe and explains briefly what the EU is and how it works.
There is also an accompanying online game
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 and policies, how the EU works, and provide basic information on issues such as EU enlargement, the treaties and the EU symbols.