Promoting better understanding of Europe and the wider world among our young citizens

European Resources for Secondary Schools

For Pupils

EU Commission & EU Parliament Sites

This video explains the European Union's role in our lives.

You might also want to learn about the history of the EU and find out how it all works.

For more interesting videos on the EU, check out EUTube or the EU Parliament TV channel available online.

Finally, test your European languages here with this fun interactive quiz!





Young Scot is a national portal aimed at young people in Scotland. Their Europe Channel is a useful resource for students and schools which is updated regularly with a broad range of information on getting involved in Europe, the EU, European Laws and legal rights, human rights in Europe, languages, food, study, work and volunteering opportunities.

Eurodesk is a great resource for finding information on studying and volunteering in Europe, for senior pupils.


Teaching Materials for Secondary School Staff

EU Commission & EU Parliament Sites

- Who's who in the EU? Find a guide to the 2014-2019 European Comission here.

- In the EU Teachers Corner you can find useful teaching materials for all age groups.

- Quiz yourself on EU institutions and policies here

- EU Pack for Secondary Schools
“The European Parliament: What’s That?” for 11-16 year olds is available from the European Parliament Office in Scotland. Contact or 0131 557 7866

- Find out who represents you in Europe here.

EU Publications-Hard Copies of Teaching Materials to Order

- Did you know you can order wall charts and up to 100 copies of many EU publications free of charge? For secondary schools we recommend: “The EU: What’s in it for me?”