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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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European Theatre Festival for Lycée Students

The "European Theatre Festival for Lycée Students" has already been organised three times by the Institut Supérieur Marseille Cadenelle. In April 2002 this festival brought together around a hundred high-school students from five different European countries, and was awarded the prize for the most original civic project at the Printemps des Lycéens et Apprentis cultural event. The second event took place in April 2003 with eight European delegations, while the third edition in April 2005 attracted some ten countries. The fourth edition is being held in Poland in 2007. During the festival, troupes of high-school students from each participating nation have to perform a theatre play. Each performance should last one hour and be given in the language of the student-actors' home country. A summary, written in all the languages represented at the festival, is provided for the audience. Prepar ...

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