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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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The Greek Language in the Veneto Schools Between Antiquity and Future

"The Greek Language in the Veneto Schools Between Antiquity and Future", initiated in 2010-11 after a long experimental phase of scientific and didactic collaboration between the high school of the Veneto region and the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice aims at becoming – in the course of 2010-15 thanks to the support of Cassamarca of Treviso - a concrete reality acknowledged by the national school system. The project aims at promoting the study of Greek language and culture through a linguistic, literary and historic support, by offering the opportunity to know the evolution of Greek culture and language beyond the Classical age through cycles of at least 32 yearly hours for any involved class. The high school Greek instructors, collaborating with Modern Greek university professors and supervised by the Ca’ Foscari coordinator, will activate new forms of apprehending the Greek language i ...

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