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
Transferable Skills in the Third-Level Modern Languages Curricula
The "Transferable Skills in the Third-Level Modern Languages Curricula" project is
a Higher Education Authority funded project, initiated and directed by the Careers
Services of Trinity College Dublin, Dublin City University and Waterford Institute
of Technology, and which is being implemented in close collaboration with
academic staff in each place. The project aims to give undergraduate language
students a greater awareness and understanding of the transferability of the many
skills they develop during their time in higher education, with the ultimate
objective of increasing their employability and confidence on graduation.
Transferable skills include skills oral and written communication, time
management, problem-solving, and planning skills. Employers today require a broad
skill-set from graduates, which includes these kinds of skills, alongside technical
skills and knowle
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