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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.).

Enjoy your search!

Label of the day
Let’s Pave the Way to Excellence

This project covers all the training activities starting from the academic year 2009- 2010. "Intensive Training Program" and "Action Research Program" appeal to the instructors who have just been recruited. According to the regulations accepted by the University Senate in April 18th, 2009, these instructors are considered as a short-term instructors throughout three years, so they are evaluated for all the educational activities they have involved in the school and the training program they have attended. For all the instructors at our school, the seminars and conferences are organized in line with the need analysis conducted at school. All the training activities are conducted with regard to our school’s mission, vision and cultural values. For the instructors who have little experience, the activities focus on developing the professional knowledge and helping how to deal with the prob ...

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Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of individual labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

Number of countries with at least one validated label in the database (for each year)

Statistics for all target languages in %

Statistics for EU target languages in %

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