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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.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
Multimedia Summer English Through Multimedia

“English Through Multimedia” is a summer annual event, organized in Baia Mare, a town situated in the N-W of Romania. This project is a proof of our understanding that we live a time of multiple challenges: the challenge of globalization, the challenge of European enlargement and, above all, the challenge of successful communication among European citizens. The project addresses three major dimensions that have become a MUST for modern good communication: linguistic dimension, ICT dimension and the intercultural awareness dimension. In this way we think of empowering the youngsters of today with the knowledge and skills they will need as accomplished adults of the 21st century Europe. Due to the welcoming environment and to the most up-to-date Multimedia equipment, the camp multicultural community benefits from a background of real life situations, “learning by doing” being the mott ...

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Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of individual labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of countries with at least one validated label in the database (for each year)

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