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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
EuroExplorers, Malmö

EuroExplorers is a collaboration project between three upper secondary schools that aims to realise the schools’ internationalization. Bergagymnasiet in Eslöv, Spyken in Lund and Malmö Borgarskola (project host) collaborate with a number of other European schools when it comes to international internships, students' exchanges and ICT. The goal for EuroExplorers is to create a living network of contacts between European upper secondary schools for different pedagogical projects. Among them are international internships, and education abroad, comparison of levels of knowledge and syllabi in four subjects of teaching (chemistry, mathematics, English and history) as well as creating opportunities for students and teachers to communicate with texts, pictures and audio using ICT. The project tries to use ICT as a means to increase and make the communicative competences more efficient. Internet ...

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