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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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Zvolen in Dortmund

Gymnázium in Zvolen has cooperated with the partner school Gymnázium in Dortmund, Germany, since 2002 on the base of two-year projects. During the first year of the project pupils make mutual correspondence to know each other better. Their correspondence and communication is in German or English languages. In the second year they realise one week exchange visit for approx. 10 pupils who stay in their friend families. During their stay they take part in classes at their partner school. Besides the activities in school there are a lot of other activities prepared for pupils in order to learn more and get familiar with the cultural heritage of Germany. Pupils fulfil smaller partial tasks and gather materials necessary for their final task in the form of final work. German pupils attend similar exchange visit in Slovakia. As they have biased opinions on our country, hosts try to present thei ...

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