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
Rainbow in Town
The project “Rainbow in Town” involved four educational institutes of our province, at all educational levels, with the support of the project "Informa" by Fondazione San Paolo. It was conceived as an answer to the need of closer integration between students belonging to different cultural backgrounds. It was made up of a series of actions: language courses, courses for teachers on how to teach in multicultural classes, intercultural mediation, mini tutors with the role of affective support, a documentary-fiction on integration with students and families in the main roles. The language courses provided were focused on Italian as the language of communication/study for foreign students, and Italian as the language of communication for their mothers, with the aim of providing mothers with an additional tool for social integration. Students from the Institute Matteo Ricci ensured baby-sitti
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