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The 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

Work global, speak local! – Plurilingualism at the FH Kärnten (Carinthian University of Applied Sciences)

Since the 2007/2008 academic year, the Fachhochschule Kärnten (Carinthian University of Applied Sciences) has been offering an English-language master programme in “International Business Management”. The programme mainly focuses on the Central and South-eastern European Region to take advantage of the synergies of the Alps-Adriatic Region and thus to offer graduates of the programme a valuable additional qualification. This emphasis can clearly be seen in the language part of the programme: One of the four languages – Italian and Slovenian (direct neighbouring languages of the region) as well as Russian and German as a second language – must be chosen as a compulsory language and must be taken all 4 semesters (4 hours a week per semester) – from the 0/A1 to the B1/B2 level according to GERS. The language learning and business-related subject matter are enhanced by case studies, interdis ...

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