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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
The Gym

The idea of the project was born from a need expressed by the students of the English course held in the vocational school "Morino": the need to practice the language studied,, to keep its knowledge through a regular use. The contest of Valle Camonica, where the project has been worked out, is a very difficult territory , in consequence of the geographical, economic and cultural isolation. With the project "The Gym" the promoter aims to offer to the inhabitants, through the acquisition of a language, a new prospect of life and work. The project is aimed at students and workers, with a medium level of previous knowledge of English. The didactic course is personalized. The student buys a "package" of hours he can organize according to the personal needs, with the help of the teacher. Also the number of lessons is not defined. During the lessons didactic materials bought by the teacher or b ...

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