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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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Promoting "Humanistic Technicians" at Göteborgsregionens Tekniska Gymnasium

Göteborgsregionens Tekniska Gymnasium, GTG, ran during two years (2006–2008) an exciting and multifaceted work developing their teaching of English and modern languages. The development started with a project about the European Language Portfolio 16+, and developed a stronger connection to the whole school through a nine week long internship abroad. The internships were parts of various Leonardo projects and were applied to everyday teaching through the Comenius project ILTE (Industries Languages and Technology around Europe). The main project thereby included several minor projects which together formed a solid base for language learning in the classroom, as well as in the target language countries. In practice this meant that the teaching of English and modern languages at GTG is now based on the IT platform Fronter. In addition to the platform, the school created a digital portfolio ...

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