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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
Eurocatering Language Training

The Celje Secondary school of catering and tourism has upgraded its long-standing tradition in educating catering and tourism personnel by actively participating in, and contributing their own expertise in the project titled "Eurocatering Language Training". The second priority of the 2008 European Language Label is languages in the business world, and the Celje Secondary school of catering and tourism complies with that in full. With this project, the school raised the quality of foreign language teaching as the language of gastronomy specialization, improved the linguistically and culturally determined elements of mobility in the fields of gastronomy and hotel industry, and promoted the awareness of multilingualism in the catering community and in the public at large. Moreover, it accomplished all this in a way that was original and successful. In this project, the school produced ...

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