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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
One More Chance - Work Practice in German-Speaking Countries 2009-2010

The project consists in the organisation and realisation of stays abroad (specifically in German speaking countries as Germany and Austria) for the students of the professional schools in Italian language of the “Provincia autonoma di Bolzano”. The programme offers the young participants the opportunity to discover and live a new and stimulating social, cultural and professional experience. The sectors involved are: the tertiary sector with the commercial and touristic area, the industrial and the agrarian sector. Normally the experience/module takes place in the course of the last year of vocational training. The main objective is personal and professional development of the young in vocational education and training in order “to strengthen the future employability of individuals particularly of young people” (Green Paper – Promoting the learning mobility of young people, Brussels 2009) ...

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