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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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International Bilingual Grammar School for the Visegrad Countries

The main aims of the project are: a) To create multicultural educational institution that would promote language and culture diversity in Europe. b) To provide secondary school education through the medium of English for young people from the Visegrad countries to meet requirements of the European labour market with respect to their possibilities to study in any European country. The International Bilingual Grammar School for the Visegrad countries in Cadca was officially opened in September 2002 with financial contribution from the International Visegrad Fund. The school founder is the Regional School Council in Zilina and the Methodology Centre in Bratislava is the school supervisor. The project officially started in September 2001 and was implemented in two stages. The preparatory stage was in the school year 2001/2002. The core implementation stage started by opening of ...

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