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Grab a book!

27 March is the Day of European Authors, an initiative of the European Commission, to reconnect younger generations with book reading and to help them discover the diversity of European literature.

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112: EU Emergency number

February 11th is 112 day – a good occasion to teach children that, if they are in danger, they can call 112 24/7 to reach emergency services anywhere ...

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Together for a better internet

Children and young people deserve to grow up in a digital environment where they can safely create, engage, and share.

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International Day of Education 2023

On 24 January, the world celebrates the International Day of Education, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in 2018 to highlight the contribution of education to peace and development.

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European Charlemagne Youth Prize (#ECYP2023)

Are you an EU resident aged 16-30 and working on a project that helps to change Europe? Then you could be the next winner of the European Charlemagne Youth Prize!

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Swedish Presidency of the EU

You might know that the Presidency of the European Union (EU) rotates among the EU countries. Since 1 January, it has been Sweden’s turn to hold the Presidency.

But did you know that Sweden forms a trio with the two countries which it follows?

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A big step for Croatia

As of 1 January 2023, the euro area consists of 20 countries: Croatia is now one of the EU countries using the euro as its currency.

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The House of European History needs your help!

Five years after having opened its doors to the public, the House of European History would like to design fresh, new, exciting learning materials for European teachers.

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School buses for Ukrainian children

The European Commission is calling on public and private entities in the EU and beyond to join forces and show solidarity, by donating buses that are essential to bring Ukrainian children safely back to school.

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Your Europe, Your Say!

Join the Your Europe, Your Say! (YEYS) event organised by the European Economic and Social Committee in Brussels on 23 and 24 March 2023! Exchange ideas in English with students and teachers from 34 countries during an exciting and interactive event.

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Expertiment for the Classroom

The European Commission gives you a rare opportunity to team up with a researcher or expert in your respective subject area to co-create learning material.

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European Year of Youth: there is still time!

The European Year of Youth is nearing its end, but there are still a few months left to get involved. A special year with a spotlight on inclusion: helping all young people to become active and engaged citizens.

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Happy Teachers’ day!

Best wishes to all teachers – you play a key role in communicating the EU to young people!

Since Russia’s invasion, the EU stands united in its solidarity with Ukraine and will continue to support Ukraine and its people. According to estimates, almost half of the refugees from Ukraine are school-ag

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EU young translators' contest kicks off!

Secondary schools in all EU countries can now start enrolling for Juvenes Translatores, the European Commission's annual translation contest.