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2022 Teachers’ Workshop

February 18, 2022 at 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM


The Teachers’ Workshop is being hosted and you are invited to join this interactive online workshop designed to assist with teaching about the EU in the classroom!

As a high school a teacher teaching history, world issues, climate change, business, law or another social science class, our goal is to strengthen and deepen your knowledge of the significant political, economic, and cultural challenges facing the European Union (EU) and European countries, and Canada-EU relations.

The draft agenda for the Teachers’ Workshop includes three presentations: (updated February 8, 2022)

9:00 – 9:15      Welcome and Introductions, Professor Crina Viju-Miljusevic, Chair, Institute of European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Carleton University

9:15-10:05      “An Introduction to the European Union”, Professor Crina Viju-Miljusevic

10:10 -11:00   “Russia, EU and NATO on a Collision Course? What Role for Canada?” by Joan DeBardeleben, Chancellor’s Professor, EURUS and Co-Director, Centre for European Studies, Carleton University 

11:00-11:50     “Teaching Digital Literacy: Social Media, Online Hate, and European-Canadian Identity” by Aimee Brown, Dani Carron (Department of History) and Brandon Rigato (Department of Communications), Carleton University

11:50-11:55     Closing remarks 

This event is free and open to all high school teachers. To attend, please register by completing the form at the EU Learning Project event page here.

Additional recorded presentations will be available for your viewing, one of which will be a demonstration of the EU Learning Project’s ‘The Origins and Implications of Brexit’ lesson plan (link to lesson plans here).

If you have any questions, please send email inquiries to: .

This is an activity of the Centre for European Studies Jean Monnet Project Studying EU in Canadian High Schools co-funded by a grant from the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union and by Carleton University.