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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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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 kitWebsite

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

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

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
EU history
Type of material
WebsiteBrochure

IdeasPowered@School provides a variety of ready-to-use educational materials in all EU languages on intellectual property for teachers and students of all ages and levels.

Age groups
Up to 9 yearsAges 9 to 12Ages 15 and overAges 12 to 15
Topics
DigitalCitizens' rights
Type of material
Website

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

How much do you know about the EU? Test your knowledge in the Council's EU quiz

Age groups
Ages 15 and overAges 12 to 15
Topics
About the EU
Type of material
GameQuiz

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

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

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
EU laws and institutionsEU historyEU countriesAbout the EU
Type of material
GameQuiz

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.

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

Discover examples of how the EU makes a difference in a collection of five short films. From two siblings who invite the rest of Europe to their villa...

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

This webpage contains several explanatory videos and more about the euro.

Age groups
Ages 15 and over
Topics
EU historyEconomy
Type of material
VideoWebsite

How much do you really know about the euro? Take this quiz and find it out!

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

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

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

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