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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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European Studies, Introduction to German

Louis Pergaud secondary school in Dompierre is located in a semi-rural area and has 438 pupils. The proportion of disadvantaged pupils has risen over the last few years for various reasons, such as the number of immigrants who are in the process of integrating into French society and, in particular, the fact that deprived families tend to move house frequently. In addition to these problems which are intrinsic to the population of the school, a large cultural vacuum exists in spite of the increasing efforts on the part of the local authority (music school, library, theatre, cinema, arts workshop, etc.) and the projects launched by the school (trips abroad, extracurricular activities, etc.). These factors combine to give the pupils a very restricted view of the world in which they live. The class involved in the project is a foreign language class of 20 pupils. In a school like Louis Perg ...

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