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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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ADOK - Automation Technology and German as Online Course

The lack of qualified engineers with German language skills in engineering fields initiated universities and companies from four different European Union countries (Tampere UAS, Reutlingen University, Tallinn UAS, VŠB TU Ostrava,) to produce teaching material for an unique interdisciplinary online-course which combines the fields of Automation Technology and German as a foreign language: ADOK (Automatisierung und Deutsch im Online-Kurs/Automation Technology and German as an Online-Course). ADOK will be available free of charge by the end of 2012 on the website thanks to the financial support of the EU within the framework of the Lifelong Learning Project (LLP). The course material is a combination of problem-based instruction in the field of Control Engineering and active learning of the German language. Situations from daily professional life are simulated and this w ...

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