|In March 2011 the European Movement Sussex Branch announced the
launch of a new web site for teachers of Citizenship to help them teach about the EU and
On the EU there are facts about how it works, how it has grown and how it affects daily
life, together with detailed maps and information on all the member states.
On migration there are facts about asylum seekers, economic migrants, border controls,
with individual stories, definitions, and a myths and truth quiz.
The information is directly linked to the key concepts and processes within the
Citizenship curriculum at Key Stages 3 and 4.
There are fact sheets with links to official websites that ensure the information is
current. There is a wide range of class activities, debates, quizzes and role plays with
downloadable briefing handouts.
of the website, said project leader, Stephen Quigley, is to provide a flexible
teaching tool that can be used for whole class teaching, group work or homework
The information will be in an easily accessible form, regularly updated, that will
help teachers keep in touch with changes taking place at Brussels and in government policy
and public attitudes on migration.