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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.).

Enjoy your search!

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Students with Special Educational Needs: The Soon-To-Be Chefs of Europe

This project is addressed to those students attending the 4th class at our school and it aims at encouraging the cooperation between school and enterprise, in the field of vocational training, in a wider context like the European one. This project is addressed to those students with special educational needs, who are engaged in the field of catering: students with different learning styles, different language levels, with learning problems, etc. So, it includes a wide range of activities aiming at satisfying every student’s needs, giving them all the necessary knowledge to be and to become good European Citizens. This project has the purpose to promote, through an intercultural exchange with Romania, the rediscovery of our gastronomic and cultural heritage, to exploit and promote it through the professional experience and practice, in the partner Country. The micro-language learning o ...

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