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Request an active citizenship workshop for your class!

What is Understanding Europe?


Understanding Europe is a project byinstructionpeer to peer through which specially trained young volunteers aged between 16 and 28 travel to schools throughout Europe to promoteeducation for active and democratic citizenshipthroughinteractive and non-formal workshops,completely free, called Crash Courses. Internationally, Understanding Europe forms anetwork present in14 states.

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The laboratories

Currently the laboratories that the Italian Committee offers are linked to history and institutions of the European Union, as well as the active participation in its decision-making processes. However, the Understanding Europe Italy team is working so that further laboratories can soon be set up: currently, the reception of a laboratory entitled "European Muslim women's identity – Unveiling new narratives”, which aims to promote a positive relationship with the cultural diversity encountered in Europe, through the deconstruction of the narratives that form around minorities.

The workshops are held alternatelyin English or Italianand have a average duration of 4 hours; are calibrated to be carried out with a group of students of thesize of a school class(15-30 students).

TheAffected educational institutionsthey can requestmore informationor ainformation meetingwith the project management by writing to the address


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