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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
Tutorial Systems - What Are They For?

This interdisciplinary project -- based on interactive tutorial systems -- is managed by the Lycée Provincial Libiez in Colfontaine. Its goal is to facilitate extracurricular learning with a view to encouraging the use of languages for purposes of authentic communication and to teach students to teach themselves. The tutorial system is organised by pupils who have chosen the option "Modern Languages - Public Relations" in the final class at primary level and by students of different options and different training levels at the Lycée Libiez. A whole range of activities is being organised. They focus on developing observational skills in another country, practising active tourism, and improving language skills, notably by direct contacts with the population. Besides the investigation and analysis phase preceding the various activities, specific products will include newspaper articles wri ...

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