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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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Mounting Box Cento: Culture in a Box

What is the role of culture in my everyday life as a teenager? Can the culture of everyday life be useful as a tool for reception and integration? The students of the 3L Cevolani School tried to answer these questions by developing a project through which they not only deepened, expanded and improved their language skills in German, but which also facilitated the integration of peers that do not speak Italian. The activities were designed to disseminate the local culture and develop a CLIL learning environment. The project activities - conceived and managed entirely by the students - consist in a series of initiatives of reception, integration, promotion and cultural and linguistic enhancement. At the beginning and/or during each school year, the involved students are going to welcome incoming schoolmates with an immigration background enrolled in the German curriculum (whether or not th ...

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