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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
Class Europe

The Class Europe is for students who have finished attending the fifth year of IPSSAR and choose to participate, after the Diploma, to a ten months school/work vocational training at the Regional school UTEC in Marne la Vallée – France. The training period starts on the first September and finishes at the ending of July. Students attend school international groups composed of German, Spanish and French people and follow the programs of the host school. The vehicular language is French. The system is based on two school activity weeks and two job activity ones in the enterprises of the region Ile de France. In order to develop the assignment, the youths must subscribe a job contract to receive a legal salary and present all the necessary documentation requested from the French norms regarding the medical-healthy assistance and the job safe. At the end of this course, students participate ...

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