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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
Cin Ali Öğrenme Kulübü — Cin Ali Learning Club

Project Objective/s: The main objective is the promotion of language learning for the parents of participating immigrant families, especially rural women whose children are learning non-family language(s) in school, through the transfer of objectified cultural capitals and making available time and know-how for the internalization of the transferred cultural capitals based on the culture capital theory of Pierre Bourdieu; awareness-raising for a more conscious and more joyful bilingualism in the family, neighbourhood and school. Another goal is to increase the prestige of the Turkish language in the neighbourhood and school environments through appropriate outreach in discussions, print media and the Internet. Project scope and description of the innovation: The 'culture capital’ is a bilingual library project with learning games. Books and educational games are provided for an initial l ...

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