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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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Label of the day
CLIL Collage: Content and Language Integrated Learning for Young Learnes

The project was initiated and coordinated by Italy and involved seven schools in Europe (Spain, Germany, Poland, Slovakia, Latvia and Lithuania) in the experimentation and design of effective ways to implement CLIL modules in primary school. It involved teachers of various disciplines and all the pupils in partner schools at all stages. The network of these schools made it possible to test the transferability of methods and materials to different socio-cultural contexts and to disseminate the results of good CLIL practice outside the classroom. Pupils were involved in interdisciplinary shared training with peers from partner schools. A DVD documents all the activities and the materials developed: "Let's visit our school"; "Playground colours"; "Eating habits"; "E-like environment"; "Dental care"; "Are you an artist?"; "Let's dance, let's sing". The project largely involved pupils in ...

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