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
Bilingual Kids pedagogical innovation – implementation of a bilingual curriculum in a pre-school English group
The project has been designed in relation with an initiative to introduce free language education at a municipal preschool. The project is implemented in a group of twenty preschoolers, five of whom have special educational needs. All children in the group participate in an innovative bilingual teaching programme suited to their individual needs and psychological and physical capabilities. The programme aims at providing children with opportunities to achieve communication competence in English at a level corresponding to their intellectual and emotional development.
One half of preschool situations, such as educational classes and games, are conducted in English. Teaching contents in Polish and English complement each other and form a logical whole. The English language is taught throughout preschool education (lasting 3-4 years). Linguistic activities are conducted based on curriculum
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