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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
Euro Bureautique London

The project: Since 1995 pupils from the 6th-form Office Technology class have been benefiting from a Leonardo grant to do their 3-week end-of-course work placement in a London company. Coming from a rural background, these young people benefit from the unique opportunity of adjusting to life in a major city, while at the same time putting into practice their theoretical knowledge of English in real-life situations and in a business setting. During the three weeks the pupils live with host families and enjoy the help of an accompanying teacher. The assessment of the work placement is done jointly by the accompanying teacher and the companies involved. Pupils must also compile a work placement report in English and pass their English exam. At the end of this enriching experience, pupils receive their Europass Mobility, a document describing the new skills acquired in the course of the work ...

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