1st TABLE: GENERAL ASPECTS OF EU
What does the European Union mean for you?
What type of decisions are made in the European
institutions? Who are making those decisions? Can you
think about any specific examples?
Have those decisions any influence on your everyday
Union is a
It was created in
order to give
citizens a quality
of life (travels,
But, nowadays there are
Globalisation vs. Diversity.
It is very based on the
markets without taking into
account cultural differences.
Different categories of
countries (Northern &
The most important decisions
are taken by the European
institutions (European Central
Bank, European Parlament...).
However, there is no general
knowledge about them. They are
very far from us.
To reduce the gap between
More education (more subjects
related to this area).
Change of the places where they
are in order to be closer.
In general, there is a dark
opinion about the future of
the EU and its institutions
(crisis, problems of the
euro, countries with
different power... )
2nd TABLE: EUROPE IN YOUR LIFE
Do you speak any other European languages out of
the school? Do you participate in any social
Do you know the customs of any other European
country? Do those customs influence your
everyday life? What do you think about them?
Hizkuntzak maite ditugu!
We love languages!
Nous aimons langues!
wir lieben Sprachen!
Nos encantan los idiomas!
We use English to
communicate with foreigners
in the social networks.
Customs are difficult to get used
to, but We agree with their habits
however different they are.
Ireland (different lifestyle, don’t go out, no parties, bars,
different mealtimes, England (aware of punctuality,
early dinners, they don’t want you to touch them,
butter, spicy susages) Germany (speak quietly, lowly,
early meals, shy) French( rather shy, reserve, not too
outspoken) Italy (similar customs or habits to ours),
Morocco (Ramadan, they couldn’t eat during the day,
difficult to get used to their habits, ) They don’t want
you People under 18 can’t be out after 12 pm get up
at 6 a.m., go to bed early. Italy (good food
3rd TABLE: YOUR SCHOOL
What type of activities related to Europe are
organized in your school? Do you take part in?
Do you know any school in Europe?
How do you consider them in comparison with
your own school? What ideas would you import
from them to your school? Which aspects of your
school you think could be exportable?
Omenius is a good
toolCrisis= Less Money
Less Comenius now
= less posibilities
We would import:
School timetables: subject
options, finishing earlier...
Music is another
Art is taught as
Here it is a waste of
We would bring that!
Sports at school: good facilities and
options. Here it is organized by the
council. School teams.
Being punctual, not wasting time
(educational – character in –
Germany), but not the same in Italy.,
not so open-minding as it seems.
4th TABLE: YOUR FUTURE
What plans do you have for your future? Will you learn
more languages? will u participate in ERASMUS ?
Have you ever considered living in another country?
What do you think can help you to find a job in Europe?
Can the EU help in spreading our culture ?
What do you think will happen with the European Union
in 25 years? And what about yourself?
Plans for my future
I will go on learning English, French and
perhaps start with a new one: German...?
We would love to participate in
Erasmus programme at
We would go anywhere.
If possible to an English
We are young we haven’t thought
about living abroad yet
But we can imagine living in another
country : working, setting up a
Europeans don't know much
Just stereotypes like we're
noisy, bothering, not punctual,
partying all the time, not
And the Minority Language?
They are in our hearts!!!!
My own future in 25 years when
I'll be about 40?
- living here, perhaps abroad
- Who knows?
Future of the EU in 25 years time
- Smaller or bigger than now ?
- It'll be over ?
If more members
the Basque Country could be a
menber of the EU!
Once we finished we did the
feed back session!