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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
Multidisciplinary Language Learning

Since summer 2000, students in class Fala 98/3 of the State Commercial College «Wharves and Docks» in Hamburg who are undergoing vocational training to become storage specialists have been able to profit from the EU's SOKRATES/LINGUA E Programme. Working in cooperation with a partner school in Orgiva (Spain), the project encourages the ability of the students to gain knowledge of and make use of Spanish (in the case of the Spanish partners, German) in their job by working together on a project related to their future work. Class Fala 98/3 consists of students of six different nationalities who have not obtained a regular training place and are recognized as being disadvantaged on the labour market. The students at the Spanish school are undergoing commercial training involving the use of EDP. Following a Spanish course during which each student had access to a PC with Spanish software ...

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