6-Hour 1-Day Workshop Programme

Focus on the European Union

This in-depth workshop is intended for children between 7 and 14, designed to introduce them to and deepen their knowledge of various topics to do with the European Union: its history, member states and symbols through fun, educational and interactive activities.

This workshop is available year-round and the activities have been tailored according to age.

Choice of workshop language: French, bilingual (French/English) OR English.

Objectives

  • To discover the general history of the European integration process
  • To recognise symbols like the Schengen Area and the Euro Area
  • To learn the basics about the Internal Market
  • To explore EU foreign policy

Content

  • The European integration process
  • The Euro Area
  • The Schengen Area
  • The Internal Market
  • The EU in the world

Skills acquired by each student

  • Knowledge of the history of the European integration process
  • Understanding of the use of the single European currency
  • Knowledge of the countries of the Schengen Area its ultimate objective
  • Awareness of the 4 freedoms
  • Discovery of the EU’s commitments and its foreign policy

Detailed plan

  • A PowerPoint presentation
  • A colourful workshop kit for each student
  • Materials for hands-on activities
  • An exercise in English
  • According to age: a game and/or a story and/or an entertaining video
  • Duration: 6 hours