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Youth and Education

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Competitions

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Thank you to everyone for taking part and congratulations to the winners in this year’s Euroscola competition!  The winning schools will travel to the European Parliament in Strasbourg in 2018 to represent Ireland at Euroscola.  

 

Ambassador School Programme

The aim of the programme is to increase awareness of Europe, democracy and political choice among young people across the EU. Ambassador schools do this by organising a Europe Day event, setting up an info point, linking up with schools in other EU countries and completing the EPAS Workbook.  Training is provided for teachers and the Programme is suitable for Transition Year students.  Schools completing the programme will be awarded a European Parliament Ambassador School plaque and each student will receive an EPAS Certificate.  40 schools in Ireland are taking part this year.  

 

School Visits

Primary and post-primary school groups are welcome to visit the European Parliament’s Liaison Office in Lr. Mount Street, Dublin.  The visit lasts about an hour and is free of charge.  Students find out about the work of the European Parliament and our Irish MEPs, how decisions are made at EU level, and about Ireland’s membership of the EU.  Students view a DVD and take part in an interactive quiz. Each visit is tailored to the age group of visiting students.

To arrange a visit call (01) 605 7900

 

Euroscola

At Euroscola students aged 16 to 18 from across the EU become an MEP for a day at the European Parliament in Strasbourg.  They debate, negotiate, amend, vote and adopt resolutions on real European issues.  Twelve Irish groups take part each year by participating in competitions organised by the European Parliament Liaison Office in Ireland.  Competition winners receive a subsidy towards the cost of travelling to Strasbourg.

 

European Youth Event 2018

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The next European Youth Event (EYE2018) will take place in Strasbourg on 1st and 2nd June.  Group registrations opened on 10 October. The deadline for groups to apply to participate at the EYE2018 has been extended until 15 January 2018.

Find out more here
 

Charlemagne Youth Prize

Are you aged between 16 and 30?
Are you from an EU Member State?
Are you involved in a project which promotes European and international understanding and provides role models for young people living in Europe?
Then why not enter our competition !  

Closing date for entries is 29th January 2018.

Full details on how to enter here