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.).
Enjoy your search!
Label of the day
The "Bolsa de Idiomas(BI)" (Language Opportunities) project is an intercultural education programme that encourages meetings and interactions between young people from different countries through language exchanges and cultural activities.
The originality of the BI project lies in the fact that it was created and is managed by a local entity through the Youth Space of Cartagena City Council’s Youth Department. The public administration encourages language learning amongst the municipality's population, creating a database where the users’ characteristics are collected and it contacts individuals linked to the practice of a second language. Furthermore, the different intercultural activities drive the motivation and creativity of the experts who coordinate the project and that of the collaborating entities. The BI’s users have the opportunity to practice a language with a native speaker
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