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The 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
Nature activities in foreign languages

As part of their training for the BTS (advanced vocational training certificate) in Nature Management and Protection, option Activity Organisation, 25 French students hosted a group of German high-school students from the Bertha von Suttner Schule in Ettlingen (Baden-Wurtenberg) between 7 and 13 June 2005. During the previous month, the French students had spent one week in Germany and had been introduced to the nature activity structures in the Baden-Wurtenberg Land. In France, the students (in groups of two or three) organised activities in English or German for the German high-school students to raise their awareness of nature protection and introduce them to different sites in our region. They were thus able to learn about the characteristic fauna and flora of the Lorraine region through a “Trivial Pursuit”-type game. In Champigneulles (Meurthe-et-Moselle), students focused on a reed ...

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