Becoming an Active Citizen of the EU (Secondary School)

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Course Details

Teacher Trainer Elena Berizzi, Tamara Slovinská, Tatiana Speri
Duration 5 hours
Course Category Erasmus+ and European Values


To be actively involved in shaping our future as European citizens, it’s crucial that we have a comprehensive understanding of the workings of European institutions and that we are familiar with other EU-related topics.

The course provides such an opportunity, bringing the learner on a virtual tour of the European Union (EU), its origins, institutions, and current activities.

The online course has been designed for secondary school students, who can discover the EU by themselves while having fun with engaging online activities. School teachers can also take the course to familiarize themselves with the EU content they would like to propose to their classes.

What is the EU?

This lesson introduces the EU, its symbols, and fundamental principles.

How was the EU born?

This lesson clarifies the birth and history of the EU, as well as the creation of the single market.

How does the EU make decisions?

This lesson covers the key concepts and institutions of the EU, including how decisions are made.

What does the EU do today?

This lesson, explains the EU’s current activities, including active citizenship, environmentally sustainable development, and food policy.