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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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Galiana Presents 201.3: The Beatles

“Galiana Presents 201.3: The Beatles” is an interdisciplinary project carried out at IESO Princesa Galiana (Lower-Secondary School) in Toledo whose main characters have been the students of this school, leading to the development of interesting activities and of various materials. The main product is a CD with versions of 13 songs of The Beatles, a DVD with 13 music videos and a unique case which includes the script. All this work has been designed, recorded, performed and edited by the students of the school, but also involving all the members of the educational community, thus: former students and teachers, parents, other workers at the school and the special collaboration of other schools. Besides being a cooperative project and an exciting creative experience, it has been shown the ability for team-working and the integration of the entire school community in creating a real and ...

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