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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
Women for the Future

The aim of the project “Women for the Future” (KFF) was to avoid that highly skilled women end up in the untrained workforce or on public benefits. The project sought to create new and useful knowledge of what type of educational measures and initiatives that are needed to take future action and new methods to upgrade the target group and bring awareness and attention to their different competences, find existing job opportunities and open up for new ones, for example through entrepreneurship. The typical participant of KFF was women provided for by their families and between the ages of 28 and 35. The participants would typically have a college or university degree from their home countries, stayed in Denmark more than one year, and be therefore able to manage somewhat in Danish on an everyday basis. Furthermore, the women would usually not be able to have their formally obtained deg ...

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

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