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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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The project was implemented jointly with the partner school in Molfetta (Italy) from March 1998 to March 1999. Students in the thirteenth grade (ages: 18-19) from Austria and Italy took part. The multidisciplinary classes were taught by a total of 30 teachers and the project was supported by the school boards, the parents' associations, families and acquaintances, domestic and foreign tourist associations and various municipalities in Austria and Italy. The main aim of the project was to provide intercultural, multidisciplinary teaching in three languages with a view to extending and improving both oral and written linguistic skills. By learning, practising and applying presentation techniques, making particular use of new technologies as set out in the curriculum, students developed the content of the various topics covered, with the focus on young women in the different countries. The ...

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