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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
My House

The associations between architecture and school, the promotion and the preservation of the Romanian traditions have become a priority of the project "My house". The school no. 17 of Botosani had partners from Spain and France. The project was one of the main objectives of the school. Optional subjects were introduced in the curriculum: "Tradition and local ceramics", "Interior decorations", "Creation, imagination, inventiveness" "Mi casa" (the learning of Spanish for primary and secondary school) which allowed students to acquire new knowledge of different techniques for building a model; this fact also increased their interest in studying foreign languages and even encouraged the organization of extracurricular courses. The activities were various such as excursions, exhibitions, creating models, exchange of drawings of houses, collages, audio tapes in Spanish, French and Flemish langu ...

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