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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:

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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
Come In/Komm herein

The educational project of the Art Museum of Estonia «Komm herein» (Feb - June 2013) was a part of the exhibition „Come In. Interior Design as a Medium of Contemporary German Art“ (organised in collaboration with IFA and the Goethe Institute) at the Kumu Art Museum. The target group of the programme were schools with intensive German teaching and it was methodologically based on the 4K method (Kumu contemporary art cards) and the principles of language immersion. 90-min museum lesson in German contained content and language integrated learning (CLIL) and method of visual thinking strategy (VTS). The aim of the programme was free communication and discussions in German, introducing contemporary art and foreign language simultaneously, self-improvement, overcoming of the language barrier and pleasure of discovery. The second half of the programme was a creative task that took place in an i ...

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