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!
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Intensive Language week
Study fields business and logistics have organised an intensive language week. Students acquire how they can evaluate and analyse their own language proficiency for the purpose of the working place. They obtain this skill by means of the language portfolio, which has a connection to the Common Framework for Europe Competences. The project contains several interesting aspects: the way in which the language portfolio is used; the way in which participants are immersed in language and culture; and the collaboration with external institutes. The jury values that Amsterdam University for Applied Sciences is aware of the importance of foreign languages, and the fact that this is not limited to English, but also involves French. An evaluation among students has proven that this project is a good motivator. Students learn how to present, discuss and negotiate. The way in which the material is pr
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