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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 Áis nua Foghlamtha agus Cumarsáide do scoláírí/New Learning and Communication Aid for Pupils is a new web-based social networking and language teaching facility for the students of the Department of Irish, Coláiste Cholmcille, Indreabhán. At this time of economic crisis, Coláiste Cholmcille, Indreabhán, believes that the provision of a second-level education of the highest quality is more important than ever. This will ensure that our graduates assume a central role in the next phase of Ireland's economic and social development. The technological spheres create much employment and prosperity, as was the case during the Celtic Tiger era. It is imperative that our methods of teaching fully embrace the latest technical developments and Internet advances already very familiar to our students. Oldfashioned and traditional methods no longer alone suffice to answer today's educational needs. In order to bring Irish language teaching methodologies into the twenty firs ...

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