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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
Language Skills for Integrated Tourism

“Language Skills for Integrated Tourism” is included within the IFTS training path ("Professional Organizer in Integrated Tourism Marketing") funded by the POR PUGLIA 2000-2006. The initiative, achieved together with the support of the key actors within the territory such as the local Council, University of Lecce, Technical College for Tourism and Hotel and various cultural associations. The implemented training path is consistent with the needs of the context of reference where the tourism represents the main economical investments and growth sector. Ugento is one of the Towns of southern Salento with the majority of attractions for tourists. Indeed, it counts on an average of 800,000 tourists in the summer season. The training path is addressed to youths who have achieved a diploma at high school or at those holding a university degree. Moreover, the intention of the scheme is to devel ...

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