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... |
It's moving!/Ça bouge!
This unique project which motivates pupils to learn languages whilst keeping fit has been working with schools across the country. Devon Learning and Development Partnership (LDP) has created an innovative set of resources to help primary teachers combine PE lessons with French and Spanish. The song and dance activities set to aerobics routines engage all learners and both the teachers and children find the activities highly motivating.
Pupils develop their language and intercultural skills through traditional French songs and rhymes and participate in activities such as aerobic routines, running and chasing games and coordination challenges.
The project has attracted interest from all over the country and there have been numerous requests for the Devon LDP Languages team to carry out training sessions to introduce teachers to the scheme. Due to popular demand, a German version is
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