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
Bilingual education in kindergarten
Period: March 2001–July 2005. In the bilingual nursery school of the Slovenian School Association in Klagenfurt, the Slovenian and German languages are taken into consideration and supported within the educational framework in a child-friendly and playful way, as the previous knowledge of the children is very different. Both languages are strictly separated in daily routine and continuously and personally used in different working phases, when the children have the possibility to freely choose a language. The aim of this concept is to build proficiency in two languages and offer a positive multilingualism experience. Accompanying training and continuing education courses for kindergarten teachers, regularly updated teaching and learning materials, as well as trainee reports, contribute to quality improvement. Through appropriate outreach (information leaflets, lectures, parents' evenings
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