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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
Juan Luis Marroquín Resource Centre for the Deaf Community

This resource centre aimed at the deaf community bases its activities on three main aspects: Care for this group of people, learning Spanish sign language, and finally, the dissemination thereof and the activities that are carried out at the centre, in an attempt to highlight the importance of this communication tool in the lives of the deaf. The centre is divided into five departments, geared towards training, documentation, investigation and development of resources, as well as family care. Amongst other activities, it performs a comprehensive training programme for deaf and non-deaf people, implementing different activities for the dissemination of Spanish sign language and developing educational resources linked to teaching-learning thereof. Objectives: A comprehensive project has been created, through which efforts are channelled both in terms of care for deaf people and fostering ...

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