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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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In Media Stat Europa

Within the framework of the program SOCRATES funded by the European Community the Business Academy in Senica was involved into the school project Comenius 1 with the title „In Media Stat Europa“. The partner schools were IPS Casagrande Terni, Italy; Scuola Media B. d`Alviano Guardea, Italy; Scuola Elementare J. Orsini Amelia, Italy; Collège de Formation des Professeurs de Français Warszawa, Poland and Szkola Podstawova Warszawa, Poland. The main aims of the project were: • development of exchanges among young people in Europe; • students and teachers training in using multi-media technologies and internet resources to help them be informed and inform each other; • discussion and communication on distance, responding and explaining their own opinions on various common topics in foreign (studied) language – French language. The main topic of the project in its 1st year period wa ...

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