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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
Distance MA Training in English

The University of Debrecen introduced a supplementary training for those wishing to acquire an MA degree in English Language and Literature with a teaching qualification. This is the first accredited university programme in Hungary, which works wholly on an electrical basis. The students receive all instructions and material via Internet, and are required to send their papers to teachers via e-mail only. The consultations with teachers are also held in this form. The university seminars are simulated in Internet chat-rooms. The teachers teaching on this training are all highly qualified, the vast majority of them have a PhD degree, while some are also habilitated professors. At the time being the methodology that the university developed is only applied to the teaching at the English faculty, but it can also be adapted to several other educational fields. The University of Debrecen ther ...

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