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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
MULTI-PRO - Multi-Linguistic and Multicultural Programme for Employability in Companies

MULTI-PRO is a training initiative, which combines practical and operational language learning to multicultural training aiming at the prevention of internal conflict through the acceptance of dual responsibility. The context of the project is focused on the significant problems affecting companies that have among their workers non-EU migrants who do not possess any linguistic or cultural competence of the target language and culture. This prevents them from properly interacting with their native colleagues and employers, which causes as a result frequent episodes of misunderstanding. The objective of the MULTI-PRO project is to deal with problems linked to communication and, consequently, interaction and operational difficulties which develop in companies with a high number of non-native workers having low linguistic competence in Italian. At the same time, the project wants to help com ...

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