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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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Internationalisation of Guardia di Finanza: Multilingualism to Be Up To the Phenomenon of Massive Chinese Presence in Italy

The learning pathway belongs to the process of professional retraining of the Public Administration. The Regional Command of the “Guardia di Finanza” of Trento had specific needs and acknowledged the process of internationalisation of the Corps as a very important step inside a wider process toward multiculturalism and multilingualism in order to gain “A European and Extra-European Police always abreast of our times”. The interesting set out planning, adoption and financing of this education module, carried out during working hours, which includes an advanced level of the working language (English) and a literacy level in the Chinese language, starting for the first time after a two-year period in the Arabic culture and language. The process of assimilation and memorization of the two languages is greatly supported by the synergetic use of the multimedia lab, the software for mnemonic le ...

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