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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
Italian Language Course

"Italian Language Course", promoted by the non-profit association "Rondine Cittadella della Pace" which has an active role from more than ten years promoting dialogue and peace through the International Hall of Residence’s concrete experience (in which students coming from countries in conflict live and study together), takes place every year in Rondine since 2006. The language course’s goal is to give students a B1 level preparation, with particular attention on speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. The main aspect of the project, and its innovative element, consists in the people it is aimed at: students between eighteen-years-old and thirty-five-years-old coming from many different environments, cultures and religions. Not only do they come from geographical areas in conflict such as Middle East, Caucasus, Balkans, Africa but also they come from India, Greece, and Romania i ...

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