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.).
Enjoy your search!
Label of the day
International project on languages and natural sciences
The project is about learning languages (English) by developing positive attitudes towards environment and sustainable lifestyle. Pupils from participating countries Sweden, Netherlands, Finland and Estonia carried out studies on their country needing for that special research vocabulary and thus obtaining skills to use scientific language which is beneficial in their future university career.
The 1st stage – schools in groups of 3-4 pupils worked via internet on common themes
The 2nd stage - I International pupil conference In Estonia “ Nature and environment” , working language was English, studies on sustainable use of energy, pure nature etc
The 3rd stage- pupil mobility between the participating countries
The 4th stage: II International pupil conference in Estonia “Water – fundamental for life”
Outcomes: development of foreign language proficiency (students and teachers)
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