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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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The Austro-Hungarian European School

Students aged 6–14 (Hungarian and other nationalities) are granted a European-aligned education using the Austrian curriculum with Austrian and Hungarian teachers. German is the basic language of instruction, except in the subjects Hungarian, religion and gymnastics. Special emphasis is placed on ensuring that subjects taught in Hungarian correspond to the level of the host country, Hungary. Three languages (German, Hungarian, and English) are mandatory for all students. Objectives: -) the substantial increase in foreign (second) language competence of students in the linguistic enclave Hungary in German, Hungarian and English; -), the encountering of people (students and teachers) in common work situations; -) to increase understanding of a "neighbour”. This multicultural project is seen as a European education model. Achieved and planned results: Pupils achieve well above average forei ...

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