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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 PROV-INTEGRA Project (Province of Turin): Training Activities

The PROV-INTEGRA project promoted by the Province of Turin (funded through the European Fund for the Integration of Third Country Citizens 2007/2013 – FEI), and implemented by En.A.I.P. Piemonte, gives particular attention to migrants who, due to the economic crisis, appear to be at risk to be made redundant and lose the requisites to stay in Italy. The identification of the beneficiaries has been carried out by the Employment Centres through a public call for tender, ensuring equal participation of women and men in the proposed vocational training paths. The project has the general objective to ensure and improve the processes of social integration and inclusion of migrants regularly living in Italy, through a theoretical and practical Italian language training, civic and professional training guidance, strictly connected to the occupational needs of the territories involved in the pr ...

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