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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
Integration Radio

Since January 2002, integration radio has attempted to make Salzburg’s cultural and linguistic diversity audible and promote its public awareness. Project scope and description of the innovation: A foreign language programme can be heard on the frequency 107.5 MHz one hour per day. This special programme is a unique opportunity for migrants and multilingual people to convey their concerns through the media. This fulfils an important function: on the one hand, it helps migrants integrate by allowing them an important place in Free Radio Salzburg, which supports their (self)-awareness and position in the cultural life of the city, and on the other hand it offers listeners insight into the life, language and culture of respective show contributors, who are of a different origin. Results achieved: integration radio has a large reach, also among the Austrian audience. In addition, the project ...

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