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
Creative writing in language and literature learning
The project is aimed at learners, teachers and teaching strategies both in Slovakia and in a broader regional context.
•to encourage learners to explore and express their own creativity
•to raise learners' interest in writing and reading, to develop reading culture among Slovak learners and thus promote works of English-speaking and Slovak writers
• to get learners and teachers away from traditional pre-conceptions about literature learning and integrate it into language learning in a more learner-friendly way
• to provide extensive and intensive teacher training (in the form of continual, specialised and innovative training, and creative writing summer school)
• to design a framework and a model (approaches, methods, techniques, lesson plans, tasks and activities) of integration of creative writing into English language teaching at Slovak secondary schools
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