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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

The National Insett Project has been in action since 1994. Insett operates through the network of 12 regions. Leaders - academic specialists are responsible for provision of training for teachers of English at the regional level as well as securing its quality. Over 8 years of its activity Insett has proved to be a systemic solution, capable of delivering efficient in-service training on the national scale. The Project activates the locally available expertise and encourages collaboration between pre-service and in-service sectors which follows the Council of Europe's recommendations for modern foreign languages. 9 out of 12 Insett co-ordination centres are located in Teacher Training Colleges (NKJO) or attached to the universities. Average annual attendance at Insett courses, seminars and workshops reaches the number of 7 thousand teachers. Insett organisational model has become an insp ...

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