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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.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
Cross Perspectives on Exile

The project focuses on one of the most important issues of our society: migrations and exile. The participants are young people (16 – 20 years old) and through the project we try to provide them with wider and more diverse views on the subject. Immigration has had a wide impact on European societies and will continue to do so. Europe has diversified culturally. This has let to the development of new forms of dealing with discrimination, social exclusion, racism and xenophobia. The project represents an opportunity for students and teachers in participating countries to collaborate and communicate in order to develop the knowledge and understanding of the differences between our cultures and to place a greater value on diversity. The main goals: - to develop more tolerance and respect that each culture deserves in the new European context - to fight racism, xenophobia and discrimination. ...

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Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of individual labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of countries with at least one validated label in the database (for each year)

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