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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.).

Enjoy your search!




Label of the day
Community and Lesser Taught Languages Project (COLT)

Routes into Languages North West, which is part of a nationwide initiative to encourage young people to study languages at university, were keen to develop a programme of training for community languages teachers who in many cases have not had access to formal training or professional development opportunities. The project organisers worked with teachers in supplementary schools to collect feedback, giving teachers the opportunity to voice their own individual needs and interests about what the course should offer. Routes into Languages North West worked with their partner universities to design and run a course that teachers could attend around work and family commitments – and that included lesson observations, coursework and skills workshops given by trainers at the university. This innovative project extended far beyond languages – it helped break down cultural barriers, aid ...

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Statistics

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Number of project labels in the database per country (for each year)

Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of individual labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of countries with at least one validated label in the database (for each year)

Statistics for all target languages in %

Statistics for EU target languages in %

Statistics for non EU target languages in %



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