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Thursday 18th March

13.00 – 14:00   Welcome

  • Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President
  • Gianluca Brunetti, EESC Secretary General     

Icebreaker with moderators
Group photo on screen

14.00 – 14.45   Opening Session – webstreaming on  

Chaired by Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President

  • Christa Schweng, EESC President
  • Anuna De Wever, Climate Activist, Youth for Climate

14.45 – 15.00   Students' Break

15.00 – 16.35   Students' Workshop with moderators

  • Energizer 
  • Introduction to COP exercise
  • Students' workshops in small groups

16.35 – 16.50   Students' Break 

16.50 – 17.40   Students' Workshop with moderators

17.40 – 18.00   Check-out of first day for Students

 

Friday 19th March

10.00 – 10.45   Welcome – webstreaming on 

Chaired by Mr. Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President

  • Ska Keller, Co-President Greens/EFA in the European Parliament 
  • Adélaïde Charlier, Climate Activist, Youth for Climate
  • Samuel Masse, President, European Council of Young Farmers 

10.45 – 11.15   Students' Icebreaker   

11.15 – 11.30   Students' Break

11.30 – 13.15   Students' Workshop with moderators 

  • Final round of negotiations & discussion

13.15 – 14.15   Students' lunch break

14.15 – 15.00   Final Plenary Session – webstreaming on 

Chaired by Mr. Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President

  • Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal

Presentation of the proposals
Concluding remarks

15.00 – 16.00   YEYS After Party

 


TEACHERS' PROGRAMME

Thursday 18th March

13.00 – 14:00   Welcome

  • Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President
  • Gianluca Brunetti, EESC Secretary General     

Icebreaker with moderators
Group photo on screen

14.00 – 14.45   Opening Session – webstreaming on  

Chaired by Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President

  • Christa Schweng, EESC President
  • Anuna De Wever, Climate Activist, Youth for Climate

14.45 – 16.30   Teachers' Workshop – House of European History (European Parliament)

At the time of climate change, what can European History teach us?

This workshop, based on the content of the exhibitions and the learning resources of the House of European History, will be an opportunity to learn and exchange points of views on this important topic

  • Welcoming word – (5’) 
  • Icebreaker – (30’)
  • Presentation of the HEH and its learning offer – 10’
  • How is climate change presented at the HEH? – 5’
  • Exercise in break out rooms on Human Rights – 15’
  • Presentation of the result of the exercise – 10’
  • End of the workshop – 5’ 

16.30 – 17.00   Teachers' Break

17.00 – 18.00   Teachers' Workshop – European Parliament Ambassador School programme

Bringing the EU into the classroom

  • Check-in – (10’) 
  • EPAS – (10’) 
  • Essentials
  • Learning resources
  • Becoming part of the network
  • Together.eu – (5’)
  • Questions – (5’) 
  • Brainstorming – (25’)  
    • What could help you to bring the EU into your classroom?
      (Break-out rooms and Jamboard)
  • Check-out – (5’)  

Friday 19th March

10.00 – 10.45   Welcome – webstreaming on   

Chaired by Mr. Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President

  • Ska Keller, Co-President Greens/EFA in the European Parliament
  • Adélaïde Charlier, Climate Activist, Youth for Climate
  • Samuel Masse, President, European Council of Young Farmers  

10.45 – 12.15   Teachers' Workshop – European Commission

Learning corner – Teaching the EU at school.

The session will consist of a presentation of the Learning Corner website, followed by a discussion in small groups. The teachers will be asked to reflect and exchange on two questions, which will help us to better understand their needs and adapt our materials on the EU for schools.

Question 1: How do you teach about the EU in the current digital context? What best practices could you share?

Question 2: Could Learning Corner be a useful support for you and what else would you need from us to support you in teaching about the EU? 

  • Time to connect – (5’) 
  • Welcome: Who we are and what we do – (10’) 
  • Presentation of the Learning Corner – (incl. materials on climate change) – (20’) 
  • Time to go to the break-out rooms (X4) – (2’) 
  • Welcome to the discussion – “Teaching about the EU at school today” – (5’) 
  • Discussion time – Around 2 inter-linked questions (30’) 
  • Time to go back to the plenary room – (3’) 
  • Feedback from rapporteurs/teachers – 2 min x 4 – (10’) 
  • End of the session – (5’) 

12.15 – 12.45   Teachers' Lunch break

12.45 – 14.00   Teachers' Workshop – Council of the European Union

The EU Council in your classroom.

  • Welcome – 5'
  • Presentation and new products – 20' - 30'
  • Video – 10'
  • Civic education package – 10'
  • Simulation game – 20'

14.15 – 15.00   Final Plenary Session – webstreaming on  

Chaired by Mr. Cillian Lohan, EESC Vice-President

  • Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for the European Green Deal

Presentation of the proposals
Concluding remarks

15.00 – 16.00   YEYS After Party

 

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