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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
Tomorrow's World

This project’s goal is to have the students acknowledge the environmental issues. To do so, two contests are organized: • A science-fiction short stories writing competition • A tournament of debates performed in English between pupils from 3 schools from France and Italy that belong to the Agency supporting the teaching of French abroad (AEFE). These contests have two dimensions: linguistics and citizenship. By using the theme of the environment, the contestants have been able to use 4 disciplines (English, Geography, Science and Arts) and contact organizations sponsored by the UN (the Food and Agriculture Organization, the World Food Program and the International Fund for Agricultural Development). All in all, this project illustrates the methods of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) promoting the use of foreign languages as the students had to use on ...

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