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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
English by a Click, l'inglese a portata di mouse

“English by a Click” is an e-learning product developed within an extremely dynamic framework of Public Administration: the web site of the Italian National Police. The purpose of the project is to offer to visitors the possibility to improve their English online, thanks to the translating, language and teaching skills of language experts. An e-learning approach was chosen to provide new training tools, to experience technologies and to make the training process easier and more accessible. This is how the multimedia guide to reading foreign press articles came into existence. Being mainly addressed to police officers, selected articles focused on security issues were chosen, even though these can also be used by the general public since they are published on the website homepage. “English by a click” can also be viewed on “DoppiaVela”, the Italian Police intranet directly accessible b ...

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