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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
Quality Assurance System for Foreign Language Teaching at a Higher Education Institution – Example of the Warsaw University of Technology

The project aimed to take quality-oriented measures supporting the establishment of a coherent language teaching and learning system at a higher education institution, including in particular: a) defining principles and developing a proposal of a system for assuring the quality of education; b)implementing the system, i.e. joint development of a system for assuring the quality of work through the simultaneous introduction of three programmes: • a development and support programme for teachers, which is necessary for the effective implementation of the curriculum adopted; • a support programme for students, which will enable students to learn more effectively; • a programme for the monitoring and assessment of teachers’ performance. As a necessary element in the introduction of any curricular and systemic changes in foreign language teaching at the Warsaw University of Technol ...

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