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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)
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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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CLIL and Intercultural Cooperation in the Sector Commerce

The Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe-instituut in Poperinge offers the pupils in the trade sector (initial vocational education -from the 1st to the 6th year of secondary education) a unique combination of CLIL, foster & exchange project. - CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) means that the pupils attend the subjects trade and business economics for 3 hours per week in French during 6 years. -Foster project: close cooperation with a French company. The pupils compose a questionnaire and interview the workers there. After the company visit they present the outcomes in French to their parents. -Exchange project: pupils of the 5th year visit a Walloon partner school in Barvaux where they attend lessons and stay in host families. The Walloon pupils are also received in Poperinge. Objectives: improved competences in French in terms of learning-oriented language skills, vocabulary and inte ...

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