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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
Alehop: Linguistic communication development programme

León Solá Infant and Primary Education School is located in a setting of underprivileged family and social circumstances. The school educates more than 200 students aged 3 to 6, whose mother tongue is Tamazight, and also students from the Temporary Immigrant Residence Centre, speaking diverse native languages. Most of the students start school with little or no knowledge of Spanish, and many of them do not gain a strong enough command of Spanish during their infant schooling period to independently tackle the other subjects in the curriculum or expand their social activities in the city. The entire teaching staff participates in the ALEHOP programme, which combines learning the new language with learning how to express their feelings, conflict resolution, assessing situations from diverse points of view and understanding personal, cultural and social aspects of those who are different fr ...

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