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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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Partnership Between Schools in Prievidza and Hartberg

The project „Partnership between schools in Prievidza and Hartberg“ (further just Partnership) is a long lasting series of projects the aim of which is modernisation of pupils language learning. It is based on a 15–years successful cooperation between the schools "Stredná odborná škola obchodu a služieb in Prievidza" and „Höhere Bundeslehranstalt für wirtschaftliche Berufe“ in Hartberg, in Austria. During 15 years almost each year the exchanges of students of both schools were realised. They were aimed at providing students with opportunity to learn a foreign language – German – also as part of extra-school activities. Students and teachers involved in projects worked individually on selected themes in German and presented them to their school-mates and teachers from their partner school. Projects and presentation themes were focused mainly on chosen study fields taught at schools. The ...

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