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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
SpråkKraft, SDF Centrum, Malmö

The target group of the project SpråkKraft is adult immigrants who have lived in Sweden for more than two years and who have insufficient Swedish knowledge. SpråkKraft uses the curriculum for SFI (Swedish for immigrants) and the curriculum for Swedish as a second language. SpråkKraft has developed a method which focuses on the participants own responsibility for their learning situation. In order to succeed the students must be motivated and understand the important role of the language in society. They also need opportunities to use the language. All teaching at SpråkKraft is based on actively reflection upon learning and that the students perceive the teaching as meaningful. The students’ faith in their own capacity is also to be strengthened, and it is important that the students, on their own as well as together with others, have the influence to affect their own situation. This, i ...

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