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European Language Label

Welcome to the ELL database for innovative projects in language teaching and learning.

This database contains projects that have received the European Language Label since 1999 (for the pilot phase 1998-99, please refer to "The European Label: catalogue of projects 1998-99").

The database aims to inspire practitioners, stakeholders and policymakers by presenting "best practices" in the field of language teaching and learning.

The European Language Label is awarded to local, regional, and national projects that have found creative ways to improve the quality of language teaching, motivate students, make the best use of available resources to diversify the languages on offer, and other innovative initiatives.

You can search the database according to a number of different criteria:

■      Year of the award
■      Projects by country
■      Educational sector(s)
■      Pedagogical theme(s)
■      Target language(s) of the projects

You can also combine up to all of these criteria to conduct a more focused search. Your query will generate a list of the projects and individuals that have been awarded Labels – just click on the names to learn more (contact details, etc.).

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Interculturality in a Multilingual Environment

The experience sits within the context of a research project on minorities in America and Spain organised by the Institute for Training and Development (ITD) in Massachusetts (USA). It is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and has collaborated with the U.S. Embassy in Madrid. The project was run between September 2007 and May 2008. The Blas Infante Secondary Education High School in Cordoba has used students who meet the project's Action Plan regarding minorities and immigration. This central theme has been developed over the course’s duration through a series of actions intended to carry out activities within the curricula of English and other subjects. This is the sixth year that the centre has prepared students for the Upper Level Tourist Information and Marketing Training Cycle. Since its implementation in the 2002-2003 academic year, the teaching body has been of the belief t ...

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