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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
Video Communication Tool in 5 Languages Describing the Experiences of a Child from Réunion

Creation of a video communication tool in five European languages (Creole, French, Spanish, English and German) that describes the experiences of a child from Réunion Island and their difficulties when confronted with the world around them: lack of interest and initiative, withdrawing from others and giving up when faced with violence and the destruction of traditional reference points. The five main objectives were: * To motivate and remotivate children and their families to learn languages, to enable them to build their own project for integration in Creole and national society, as well as for European mobility. * To combat diglossia through discovery, comparison and questioning of/with other languages. * To better accept one's language and culture (already a rich ethnic mix) by exploring those of others. * To question one's heritage by questioning that of another. * To give teachers f ...

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