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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
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■      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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Label of the day
Language Centre — Multimedia Language Centre

The Language Centre is a multimedia language platform for innovative language teaching established in a general education secondary school (age group 10–18). It consists of 25 computer work stations and 14 classical language laboratory work stations, a satellite system and tables for group and individual work. Software in English, French, Italian and Spanish was installed. Achieved and planned results: (1) increase in the diversity of methods used for language teaching; (2) promotion of autonomous work and reduction of inhibitions between teachers and students in the use of e-learning (accompanying teacher training has taken place since the spring of 2001 as school-based skill enhancement); (3) cross-curricular work as a standing teaching principle; (4) promotion of teamwork and teachers and students discovery of their own skills; (5) activation and use of all senses: holistic learning a ...

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