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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
CMC_E - Communicating in Multilingual Contexts Meets the Enterprise

The CMC_E Project has been designed with the aim to create meaningful language materials for three sets of potential users who, until now, have been somewhat neglected by online language material developers: “Erasmus Placement” mobility students involved in international job experiences, university leavers who are preparing to enter the labour market, in-service workers. Moreover, the Project is specifically addressed to language researchers and teachers in higher education institutions and personnel working in the Lifelong Learning Programme who may be interested in materials which strongly promote the development of academic and professional skills among young people. CMC_E major objectives are: a) the reflection on a Survey (CMC_E 2008) carried out within enterprises, social enterprises and local institutions located in the countries of the six partners (302 companies involv ...

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Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of individual labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

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

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