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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.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
The Rainbow – A Magazine For and By Students Studying Swedish For Immigrants (Sfi).

Regnbågen (The Rainbow) is a magazine made for and by students who are studying Swedish for Immigrants (Sfi). The work with Regnbågen is built on a working method where the responsibility for planning and doing is put on the students, and students and teachers work side by side as equal co-workers. We have, in an entrepreneurial atmosphere together with creative and committed students, taken their previous competences and experiences and managed to create a feeling of belonging which infiltrates the whole Swedish for Immigrants system at Vuxenutbildningen (Adult Education). All students, from illiterates to academics, are engaged in the work with the magazine and everyone’s contribution is as important. The students' texts are made visible for an authentic target group which engages and motivates the students in using their new language and also new technology. The subjects for the artic ...

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