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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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European Fairy Tales - Lesson with European Fairy Tales

The project was realised within the framework of the Comenius programme and was participated in by primary schools from the Czech Republic, Hungary and Germany. The project goal was to familiarise the partner schools with some typical fairy tales from all the participating countries. Thus, the Czech students had a chance to become acquainted with fairy tales from Hungary and Germany. The main output of the project is a combined book of fairy tales. Some of the fairy tales were dramatized and played before public audiences as theatre performances. The project cultivates an interest in reading, both in one's mother tongue and in German. It conduces students to get to know EU countries today and their geography, history, past, culture and political and social changes, and to familiarise themselves with German and Hungarian life and institutions. Pupils from various levels of the entire s ...

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