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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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Czech Language Attack in der Euregio Egrensis

The project "Czech Language Attack in der Euregio Egrensis" targets pupils, teachers and adult learners in Bavaria, Saxony and Thuringia. In early 2006 the language attack was launched with the objective to grade up the Czech language by establishing a network among all teachers of Czech within this region through conferences and other events. Furthermore, a database including all offers of language courses was established and a DVD to be used in the Czech language classroom was made available. The project is being managed by the “Euregio Egrensis Arbeitsgemeinschaft Bayern e.V.”, which cooperates, among others, with the “Volkshochschule” of Hof county (institution for adult education). The project increases noticeably the value of the “difficult, little language of our neighbour” especially in regard to the everyday applicability in the border region. Praiseworthy are the motivating mat ...

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