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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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Intensive In-Service Training in Sorbian / Wendian – Vocational Studies

The in-service training course »Bilingual Teaching and Learning Sorbian/Wendian (ISW)“, carried out in parallel to working at the same time is a very thorough integrated concept for initial and in-service teacher training, which covers a wide range of school subjects. The concept was developed by the „Arbeitsstelle für sorbische (wendische) Bildungsentwicklung Cottbus (ABC) “ the local educational authority for primary and secondary education. The course of study “Bilingual Teaching and Learning” encompasses 32 term hours (per week) and can be completed in four terms. With this the students receive the additional qualification »Bilingual Teaching and Learning – Sorbian (Wendian)«. Apart from broadening their communicative competences in the Sorbian (Wendian) language, the students acquire knowledge and skills in CLIL. The course of study caters to the urgent need to enhance the value of ...

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