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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

Project period: spring 2003 to July 2004 (with the option to extend). Participating institutions and individuals: project partners (CPR Steyr/Austria; Lyceum Diaconovici Tietz in Resita/Romania), TEI of Chalkis/Greece (Prof. Anastasios Chronopoulos); European Commission (co-financed within the framework of the Comenius project). Involved languages: German (course), Romanian (course), English (second language in the online course — at a stage of expansion, currently in progress), French (as a second language course in classroom training). Project objective/s: (1) the design of a Romanian-German language course with blended learning integrated as web-based training; (2) student exchanges to deepen the relationship between the two schools; (3) project documentation of the common roots of the Steyr and Banat regions. Project scope and description of the innovation: learning the essential bas ...

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