The European Resource Centres can provide many publications that are useful
for Lower Secondary school pupils and teachers. Many of these publications
can be supplied free and in group sets.
The European Resource Centres can supply a classroom guide, Europlus, that is aimed at children between the ages of 10 and 14 and has been
designed around the national curriculum.
Exploring Europe examines each of the fifteen member states
of the European Union and describes their geographies, political systems
They can supply a number of other publications that can be used by
Secondary schools: European Union: key figures; Exploring
Europe; Bookmarks featuring the flags of EU Member States;
European Parliament stickers, featuring the European flag; and
the Secondary European Treasure Chest,
which is available for loan from your local ERC.
To order any copies of these free publications, please use our order
There are also a number of websites
and priced publications that may be of use to Secondary teachers:
- Europe in the Round is an educational CD ROM for secondary
schools containing information on: people and societies; geography
and travel; business and work; study and research; the EU; and 39
Available from Vocational Technologies Ltd (telephone: 01252 337055).
- Europe in the UK Video gives information on resources available
for teachers developing the European dimension in the classroom.
Available price £6.50 from the London European Resource Centre
(telephone: 020 7389 4733).
- Speak Out! on European Citizenship Teachers Guide provides
background information on European Citizenship, the EU and has nine
topical issues highlighted for discussion. It helps students familiarise
themselves with issues they can discuss with fellow European students
on the Speak Out! website on: www.citizen.org.uk/speakout.
The teacher guide can be downloaded
from the website or ordered from the Institute for Citizenship (telephone:
020 7935 4777).
- Human Rights Impact provides information on the impact in
the UK of the Human Rights Act of 1998 which incorporated the European
Convention on Human Rights into UK law.
Available from the Citizenship Foundation (telephone: 020 7367 0500).
- European Websites Directory gives over 350 website addresses
for European institutions, agencies and associations, for European
policy areas and for information sources.
Available price £12 from the West Midlands European Resource
Centre (telephone: 0121 248 8277).
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