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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
WebCEF - Collaborative assessment of oral language skills through the web

WebCEF is an interactive web-based environment for the collaborative assessment of spoken language in educational and work-based contexts. The project arises from a need for cooperation in the fields of education and training in Europe, to raise awareness about the importance of standardising the assessment of language skills, especially as regards problems with the assessment of oral interaction/production within the CEFR. WebCEF aims at harmonising European assessment systems as a function of improving the quality of language teaching and training, and the assessment of language learning. WebCEF is expected to have a great impact on language learning, not just among students at secondary school and university levels, or graduates about to enter the world of work, but of anyone seeking experience in assessing and self-assessing the spoken language. This, it is hoped, will bring home ...

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