Europe has reached Crisis Point. A contagious pandemic is spreading fast. Can you make the right decisions to save lives across Europe?
Crisis Point is an exciting new European Citizenship teaching resource. Students must work together as citizens, MEP's and European Commissioners to save Europe and their school. Watch the introductory video and read more below, or visit our "download page" to have a look at Crisis Point.
The Crisis Point game is based on a fictional scenario in which students have to work as citizens, MEP's and European Commissioners to save Europe from a pandemic.
The idea of Crisis Point is to provide an engaging way in which students (Key stages 3 and 4) can learn about how Europe works, helping them understand the different roles of the European Commission and European Parliament, and how these institutions affect the lives of the millions of diverse citizens across Europe.
Key facts about Crisis Point:
- Teaches about Citizenship and the EU in a fun and engaging way
- Teaches about the European Parliament, the European Commission and how they work
- Suitable for Key Stages 3 and 4
- In Scotland fits with 'International Education' strand of the Curriculum for Excellence and is suitable for S1, S2 and possibly S3 students
- Is a good tool for encouraging multi-disciplinary and active learning
- Designed for "collapsed timetable" use
- Multi-media format (role-play, video and interactive features)
- FREE to use!
To use Crisis Point with your class, you can either:
- Download the Crisis Point Citizenship teacher's pack,
- Request a printed teaching pack by post,
The Hansard Society has provided advice to the UK Office of the European Parliament during the development of these materials. It recommends "Crisis Point" as a practical, informative and exciting resource for teaching about the European Parliament and the EU.