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 aims of the project were to provide training for teachers of Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) working with younger children.. The project was set up in response to needs expressed by teachers and is especially appropriate at this present time when the age for starting a foreign language is being lowered in almost every European country. A sound start to the study of a language can be ensured by a well delivered stage of sensitisation to the language, for if we are sensitised to something we naturally wish to understand it better and to know it better. Such an approach opens the door to motivation, which is, of course, essential for the study of a foreign language.
Primeros Pasos is a compilation of materials for training teachers who are working on language awareness and to train students of modern foreign languages and students in teacher training colleges. This training package cont
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