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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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Dream – Drama – Drum

As disabled people become adults, their sense of individuality, social lives, and place in society are partly determined by their early education. This project aims to make the adaptation to adulthood easier. The project involves twenty students between the ages of 10 and 15 who attend the Aşik Veysel primary school for people with visual impairments, along with ten students with visual impairments from other school. The aim is for these students to gain confidence through drama workshops, learning about the rights of disabled people. On top of this, their sense of self and of personality will be developed by a music and action education workshop and through music and dance. They will also be taught English. Through this, they will be able to more easily have a sense of their individual place in society and will be aware of their rights. They will be active in their school and social liv ...

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