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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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Label of the day
Method of Projects in Humanistics and Science

At the beginning of the year 2000, a group of 20 Polish students combined some poems and dramas in a performance. The show took place in May 2000 in Achim, a small German town near Bremen. That evening hundreds of international spectators gathered at a market place were moved and sang The Beatles’ „Yesterday“ along with Polish young performers standing on a stage. A year later, in May 2001 we organized an exhibition showing children’s visions on energy. The display took place in Gleisdorf, Austria. Six European countries were represented: Germany, Austria, Poland, Hungary, Italy and Norway. Polish students prepared i.e. „The Book of Polish Genius“ and a sequence of posters called „Genius? Maybe you are the next one ...“. Next year 2002 and next project started. This time they (all five partners and Hungary) met in Alps. Students were prepared to show „Energy inside us“. They tried to g ...

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