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Learning materials produced by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communication

If you want to know about what the EU does, how it all started and how it works, you’ll find plenty of inspiration here.    


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If you are between 15 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.

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Ever wondered which EU Member States use the euro or what it means to be part of the Schengen area? What the European Green Deal is and how it will make your life better? What exactly the EU does for you and where the money comes from to pay for it all?

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Who are the men and women who made Europe what it is today?

Four European youngsters, two girls and two boys, depicted on a tandem bike with, while holding an EU flag
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We come from different countries and speak different languages, but the European continent is the home we share.

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Teaching kit on the European Union to increase awareness among pupils aged 10 and over.

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Pick up some basic facts about the EU: print out and fold the sheet to make this fun origami game that children love to play!

united in diversity map
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Poster for children showing a map of Europe with little pictures that illustrate some of the national characteristics and traditions of each country.


The legal order created by the European Union shapes our political life and society. Individuals are not merely citizens of their country, town or district; they are also Union citizens.


Europe is home to some of the world’s most popular travel destinations and it's easier to explore than ever, thanks to the EU.

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This page contains visual material – slide presentations – illustrating various aspects of the EU.

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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.

In a misinformation-laden world, nurturing critical assessment skills is crucial. This toolkit equips educators to cultivate inquisitive minds for the digital era.

This brochure highlights the EU’s achievements in supporting youth related issues including, education, employment, health, and environmental initiatives since the start of the current European Commission mandate in 2019.

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EU&ME quiz
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This online quiz has been created for secondary school pupils to help them understand the basics about the EU.

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Each of the 27 EU countries has its own flag. See if you can match the pairs by turning over the cards.

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Click on the European flags and see famous landmarks pop up……each one appears twice! Can you find the pairs?


Take a trip back in time to discover important moments in history, inventions, major events in sport and society and more… many of which made the EU w...


Do you want to play a puzzle about EU countries or EU languages? Or both? You can also print out a giant map of Europe to colour in!


Take this quiz and find out how much you know about the history of Europe. Fly the spaceship into the right answer, making sure to avoid the meteorite...

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Help your pupils discover more about the countries of the European Union using this fun, interactive map. Take a trip to each country and find out wha...

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The EU has 27 member countries. Each has a different history, geography and culture. Test your knowledge in a board game – play alone or challenge cla...