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
English debating has been established in France for more than 20 years. This activity has recently been transferred to other languages: German, French, Spanish but remained monolingual. Télécom Paris-Tech took up the challenge to convert it into a bilingual activity. Thanks to a share of competences between pupils and teachers, the experimentation resulted successful.
Main objectives of the project were in the first place to create a public "Debating" event with a bilingual oratory joust; and in the second place to develop it further by recruiting partner schools with a view to creating a bilingual debating tournament.
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