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
"Dance Marathon" was a project between Estonian and Russian school pupils in Tallinn which aimed at creating a unique environment for communication - a dance floor - and using for that a universe language, i.e. body language. The languages used for communication on the dance floor during teaching different dances as well as for numerous interviews on subjects like the identity of Estonians and Russians in Estonia, their future together etc. were Estonian and Russian. The DVD on the project was disseminated to all schools in Tallinn; parts of it were shown by ETV2, Kanal2 and TV14.
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