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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
Let's Go Together

This project is the result of the Literature students of the Lycée Mariette. The first goal was to help sick children to learn about France and to be in touch with other Europeans. It was created to help healthy French student become more aware about citizenship and solidarity. Is sickness a taboo? The students were ready to talk about it. The students looked on the Internet for a school for sick pupils that were going to support their ideas. They found the Schule für Kranke (SFK) in Munich and were instantly seduced by its online journal. This was the start of a partnership between these two schools. 17 French students were able to sponsor children hospitalized in Germany. News from France, care packages, stories, and childhood anecdotes all translated or written in German were sent. Three meetings were organized: • In Stuttgart financed by the Robert Bosch Foundation. 15 projects ...

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