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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.).

Enjoy your search!




Label of the day
Let’s Talk About…

The project named “Let’s Talk About…” focusses on our pupils’ motivation to learn languages. As teachers, we often face the problem that pupils consider language learning as something rather abstract and more or less unrelated to their current lives. We try to bridge this gap by linking languages to our pupils’ “real lives”: connecting language courses with practical courses (like sports class or agriculture courses) and encouraging common projects which focus on real-life situations (like tutorials, sport activities shown and explained by foreign native speakers in their own language). This method results in students’ increased openness towards languages and their greater motivation to engage in language study. We also created new presentation platforms (i.e. homepage, newsletter) which serve as attraction points (and incentives) for our pupils («if I work hard enough on my English skil ...

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Number of project labels in the database per year (with breakdown by country)

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