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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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Hitradio R3

"Hitradio R 3" was a multidisciplinary project for all educational levels (January-June 2000) as part of an "open learning" approach with the aim of stimulating the linguistic and cultural awareness of pupils (ages: 13-15) and acquainting them with life in today's multicultural world. The main goal was to supplement the multilingual education of pupils with a creative project based around the idea of learning to understand people with a different language, culture and way of life, in particular so as to become more receptive to a united Europe. Linguistic flexibility would provide the basis for a self-confident approach to international communication. Producing a multilingual radio programme (in Italian, French, English and Greek) had a motivating effect on the intensive project work. Interactive learning was practised using new technologies, e.g. recording in a sound studio or developin ...

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