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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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A School with Different Courses (“indirizzi”)

The school is located in the outskirts of the city and is attended by students from different backgrounds. Different courses (“indirizzi”) have been created to present the school subjects through workshops in the second language (German) and in the foreign language (English). In this way it is possible to offer to all different kinds of students the opportunity to develop skills that will support them in their school career and will help them in the choice of higher educational paths. Every week during 4 school units the students leave their class group in order to form a new interclass group in a specific course. The courses (“indirizzi”) that have been activated are: musical course, technical-creative course and scientific-technological course. The curricula in each course deal with issues related to the contents of the specific area and offer a pragmatic approach and workshops in the ...

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