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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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Label of the day
Popularisation of the German Language

The students of Tallinn’s Õismäe Gymnasium have under the project “Popularisation of the German Language” prepared several videos that introduce the German language learning opportunities at our school and provide an overview of our school life from the students’ perspective. In addition, the films carry the role of introducing Estonian culture and the sights of Tallinn. Mr Reintamm, the Deputy Head of Mission at the Estonian Embassy in Berlin, noted that the students prepared an emotional and humorous film that is an excellent way to advertise the whole country. It is remarkable how our students can use modern electronic equipment and are good at seeing things as a whole. The films have multiple purposes – not only do they help to introduce our school, they also contribute to increasing the number of students learning German. The films have also been greatly recognised by schools that w ...

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