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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
The Plus Model - Bringing the Tradition Up-To-Date

The idea of the project and its realization have been inspired by recent learners' demand in a new environment of cultural integrity and global communication, along with the enhancement of new means to meet demand, as well as by the philosophy of PRESTIGE on our way to the realization of the motto: "An idea ahead". The work on the project resulted upon a three years' time of experience. We have decided on the approach to integrity of training opportunities supplied by both the latest and traditional information technologies with regard to their compatibility and mutual fulfilment, hence the model was named "plus". In the course of the project an ultimate system has been accomplished for English and German language learning, as well as training in computers and surfing on the Internet, all-level roundup, certificate classes, and moreover, the "plus" model, being one of a kind and our own ...

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