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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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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?

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
About the EU
Type of material
Brochure

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.

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
EU laws and institutionsAbout the EUEU historyEU countries
Type of material
Activity book

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...

Age groups
Ages 9 to 12Ages 12 to 15
Topics
EU countries
Type of material
Game

We come from different countries and speak different languages, but the European continent is the home we share.

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15
Topics
EU countriesAbout the EUEU history
Type of material
Brochure

What is the European project? What does the EU do for us and how does it work ?

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15
Topics
About the EU
Type of material
Presentation slides

There is no time to waste as climate change is affecting, in one way or another, all of us.

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
Environment, climate and energy
Type of material
Video

Created over 25 years ago, the single market simplifies the lives of European citizens and businesses by boosting growth and creating jobs.

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
Citizens' rights
Type of material
Video

Cities contain a lot of biodiversity, it is important that we protect it because we need it for our quality of life, our clean air, our food and water...

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
Environment, climate and energy
Type of material
Activity book

What can a day in the life of people from different European countries look like?In these country-based short videos, discover what the EU does for yo...

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
About the EU
Type of material
Video

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....

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
Economy
Type of material
Brochure

Jump into the wonderful and peculiar world of the internet with this guide on how it works, the magic of programming, and how to freely roam this landscape in a safe and secure way.

Age groups
Ages 9 to 12Ages 12 to 15
Topics
Digital
Type of material
Activity book

The educational tool 'Europe@school - Active lessons about the European Union' has been developed to bring the EU into the classroom. It contains 7 mo...

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
About the EU
Type of material
Teaching kit

The issue of migration is a hot topic in today’s Europe, but why? A mass global movement of humanity is taking place, as is evidenced by phenomena ran...

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
Migration
Type of material
Teaching kitWebsite

Meet Ally the Alien who will help you discover lots of interesting facts about the countries of the EU, such as which language is spoken where, what t...

Age groups
Up to 9 yearsAges 12 to 15
Topics
EU countries
Type of material
Brochure

Discover how the 27 EU countries work together: teach, learn and play with the Council's civic education package

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
About the EUEU countriesEU laws and institutions
Type of material
Presentation slidesTeaching kitQuizWebsite

The effects of climate change are already here, so we need to do much more to adapt to the consequences. The new EU Adaptation Strategy will help us g...

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
Environment, climate and energy
Type of material
Video

Free resources in 29 languages to help teachers introduce coding and computational thinking to students of all ages. These fun activities will help de...

Age groups
Ages 9 to 12Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
Digital
Type of material
Teaching kitWebsite

Do you want to know more about data protection and privacy risks? Discover it all with the Cyber Chronix game, story and quiz.

Age groups
Ages 12 to 15Ages 15 and over
Topics
Citizens' rightsDigital
Type of material
Game

This content, produced by the European Commission Representation in France, is available in French

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
DisinformationAbout the EU
Type of material
BrochureWebsite