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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 Monte Castelo Secondary Education High School, in Burela, Lugo, has taken part in various European projects and exchanges over the last ten years. The desire to broaden its horizons is due to the current situation in the town, since Burela is a town whose population is made up of inhabitants from over forty different nations. The centre has always fostered language learning due to its integrationist character and how it is beneficial to a quality education. Due to this, the centre has had bilingual departments for both the Compulsory Secondary Education and Adult learning schools. "Notre journal télévisé" is a teaching experience the aim of which is to improve the written and oral skills of students learning foreign languages, specifically French. Nowadays, it is a fact that students spend a lot of time in front of the television. Although they are familiar with the audio-visual la ...

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