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Train-the-Trainer in Barcelona

Last weekend, the old trainers and newcomers met in Barcelona with Aritz (coordinator), Kerstin (Schwarzkopf Foundation) and Aya (Schwarzkopf Foundation). The training consisted on three days of modules on how to implement the project in the classrooms, updates of the course material and the working procedure/plan for the upcoming months. The trainers’ team has grown…
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September 17, 2017 0

Summer Coordinators’ Meeting in Berlin!

Last weekend, the Schwarzkopf Foundation organised the biannual Coordinators’ Meeting in Berlin, this time in Berlin Wansee, where German trainers and International Coordinator met to share their best practice and learn from each other. The new material was then presented and the new workshops will be available from now onwards in Spain too! Our coordinator,…
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August 22, 2017 0

Train-the-trainer and Coordinators’ Meeting in Berlin

From the 2nd to the 5th of February 2017, the International Office of the European Youth Parliament and the Schwarzkopf Foundation in Berlin hosted the Spring Coordinators’ Meeting and Train-the-Trainers event. Aritz Labrador as the coordinator of the project in Spain, joined the meeting with the coordinators from countries where Understanding Europe is active and…
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February 20, 2017 0

Happy holidays!


December 23, 2016 0

Trainers Weekend in Bilbao

Bilbao was the city chosen for the Trainers Team to gather up once again to meet and discuss the progress made in the first months of Understanding Europe in Spain.  This last weekend (9th-11th December) became one full of brainstorming and debate, discussing various topics ranging from the refugee crisis to Brexit and the Trump…
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December 14, 2016 0

Press Release: Kick-off

Understanding Europe Spain is excited to finally be launching EU Crash Courses in schools all over Madrid and Barcelona. The press release with all the information about the kick-off can be found below: Spanish version  English version  


November 11, 2016 0

EU Crash Courses launched!

This September, the Understanding Europe project was launched in Madrid and Barcelona. The first courses have now started and some more have been planned before the end of 2016. The calendar of the past and upcoming courses can be found in the Calendar (see menu above).


October 14, 2016 0

Successful Training in Palma

During this last weekend (8th-11th September 2016) the Trainers Team of Understanding Europe Spain gathered in Palma de Mallorca. During the Train-the-Trainers event, team members gained knowledge on the EU Crash Course Materials and extensive skills to put into practice when giving the workshops in class. The event welcomed 9 trainers from Spain, the Project Coordinator, a…
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September 11, 2016 0

Press Release: Understanding Europe

Understanding Europe Spain is ready to be launched in schools next September 2016. The press release with all the information can be found below. Spanish version English version


August 4, 2016 0

The team

We are extremely excited to reveal the names of the trainers who will be conducting our first round of EU Crash Courses in Madrid, Barcelona and Mallorca. Stay tuned for more information!


June 15, 2016 0