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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
DysTEFL – Dyslexia for Teachers of English as a Foreign Language

The goal of the DysTEFL project was supporting English learners with dyslexia by training English teachers in identifying the disorder and by adapting the requirements and working methods to special educational needs of dyslexic learners. The project was implemented by a consortium composed of seven partners coming from six European countries working together to improve training and in-service training of teachers with the focus on working with dyslexic English learners and to improve the quality of education in general. As part of the project, legal context concerning dyslexic learners in the partner countries was analysed. Regulations by relevant ministers and other legal acts as well as educational offer of teacher training institutions were investigated from the point of view of working with dyslexic learners. An in-depth analysis of educational needs and in-service training of Engl ...

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