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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
The Three Ps

The project is part of the process of learning and teaching German language and culture (Project "Sprachdiplom" of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of the Federal Republic of Germany). The project aims to raise attention - at all stages of its realization – of the three "P" that are key to learning: Process, Product and Presentation. The attention was not directed to the final product exclusively, but mainly to the process, whereby due value was given to the final presentation. One of the aims of the project is indeed to sponsor and disseminate the most effective products so that others can benefit in an exchange of teaching and learning that goes beyond the single discipline of the German language. Teachers of other subjects also participated, conveying lessons in German, as well as laboratory technicians, administrative staff and also families, who contributed to support and ...

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