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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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Students 2 Students

Aims of the project: The main aim of the project was to furnish future English language teachers with general e-learning skills and to show them ways to use the platform in the process of foreign language teaching. Participants of the project learnt chosen methodological elements of online teaching. They saw what problems might arise in the course of e-learning and how to cope with them. The practical dimension of the knowledge acquired was very important: not only did the participants of the project learn to build coherent e-learning courses but also they experienced being real teachers in the course they created. Furthermore, working on the platform had a good influence on their computer and Internet skills. SWPS’s e-learning platform is built on the Moodle software, which has become more and more popular among educational institutions. Thus, it is quite possible that the participan ...

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