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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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English on the Move for Key People

"English on the Move for Key People" – Indesit Company, has arisen in response to the need for a teaching approach that would provide an innovative method of learning the English language to replace the commonly used company training format. This new course is specifically designed for the manager “on the move”. Hence, the main feature of the project is flexibility in terms of time schedules and course format; managers can actively participate without interfering with their regular work activities and can engage in the course activities and tasks even when they are out of town or traveling abroad on business. The project was designed and created as a joint effort between: The Victoria Company based in Jesi (AN) – the first language school of the Marche region certified by AISLi (Associazione Italiana Scuole di Lingue), the Italian Association of Language Schools, with official reco ...

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