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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
First Spanish Week

The idea of the project came to the group of Spanish language teachers from both our courses of study - the Liceo Classico Europeo and the Liceo Scientifico Internazionale of the Convitto Nazionale Umberto I - who thought that the lessons should not end once they leave the classroom. Their enthusiasm caught on and spread to the students as well as to many other subject teachers who worked together to create a team of people that carried out the project. The “Primera Semana de Español en Turin” wanted the culture and language of the Spanish and Hispanic communities to go beyond the school environment. The doors were opened to the entire City of Turin. All the activities took place in the afternoon so as to enable students from other schools to actively participate in the planned events. This was also true for many people of the city who willingly embraced our invitation.
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