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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
IT Integrated with English Language Teaching

Aims of the project: • Preparing students for activities under European educational programmes. • Access to multimedia sources of information. • Learning based on source materials. • Social interaction practice. • Motivating students to expand language competence. • Increasing the quality of language teaching/ learning. • Supporting a student’s strategy of learning (the language as a tool and goal). • Faster growth of language competence. • Making lessons more attractive: correlating foreign language with IT learning. Setting up a network of schools within the project: primary school as the basis for junior secondary schools, senior secondary schools for graduates taking part in the project. Actions undertaken within the project: • A team consisting of teachers and a methodology adviser was set up. • Aims were put forward, a result plan compiled and tools of evalu ...

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