The European Resource Centres can provide many publications that are useful
for Upper Secondary school and FE college students and teachers. Many
of these publications can be supplied free and in group sets. They can
also provide maps, CD ROMs and some videos.
The European Resource Centres can supply a classroom guide, Europe
Today, that is aimed at students, the general public and teachers,
who wish to find out more about what is happening in the European Union
today. This publication is useful across the curriculum and deals with
many aspects of the European Union's work.
A number of other free publications
are available that deal with general awareness, different policy areas
and rights, employment, education and training.
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 Upper Secondary Schools
and Sixth Form Colleges:
- 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 337 055).
- 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).
- The AVCE European Resource Centre Pack is an invaluable resource
which gives students the information they need for a range of GNVQ
modules, covering topics of living and working in Europe, together
with ideas for further research.
Available price £45 from Careers Europe (telephone: 01274 829
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