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The 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
Celebrating Europe!

The project is a journey through festivals and traditions of five EU countries (Italy, France, Poland, the United Kingdom and Romania), shown in a multilingual booklet entitled "Celebrating Europe", produced by two classes - II B and E - of the School of Scalea. The disciplines involved were: French, English, Italian, Geography and Citizenship Education, Art and Design, IT. Since the primary objective was to promote awareness of the EU and raise the sense of belonging to it, it was decided that the pupils would discover an aspect of the civilization of the countries in question close to their daily lives. The idea to include - in addition to Italy - France and the United Kingdom (representing the countries whose language is being studied in our school), as well as Poland and Romania (country of origin of some pupils), seemed then the logical consequence of the process of integration and ...

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