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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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The Fairy Tales

"The Fairy Tales" project is a long-term project which includes various activities and directly affects the development of all four language skills of participants in the project, as well as other target groups - preschool generations, elementary and high school pupils. The project has gathered around 300 pupils of the Gymnasium Metkovic, of both gender, and also children with developmental disabilities. The results of project are applied in foreign language teaching. The project is applied in all kindergartens, both public and private, primary schools of the region and Gymnasium Metkovic. Some of the project activities are: drawing picture-books, shooting and screening films and musicals - all that in German. The school also organises poetry nights in several European languages. The project Fairy Tales leaves possibility for successful dissemination over the next years. • 2011 /12. ...

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