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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
Nations - Languages - Relations Cooperation

The Eötvös József Primary and Secondary School in Nyíregyháza, Hungary has developed a large number of international contacts from 1997 onwards. At the time being five foreign languages are taught in the school: Italian, German, Russian, English and French. Each of these languages has a teacher in the school responsible for the coordination of international relations with the countries in which these languages are the native languages. The main aim of their work is to manage projects and student-exchange programmes during which the foreign language is used as a tool of communication on different school subjects. The school also aims to harmonise their educational requirements with partner institutions in order that a longer-term student exchange can take place, so that the study results of the students can be accepted in the home institution after the exchange period ends.
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