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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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From Little Parisians to Little Varsovians

During project implementation, students established cooperation with primary school in Fontenay-aux-Roses in France. French children wrote a story in French entitled Once Upon a Time There Was a Cloud, which was translated into Polish by the upper secondary school students, The young people also made illustrations to the story. The resulting book was published in the two language versions. Literature and Arts Workshop staged by students for preschoolers at no. 404 Integration Preschool in Warsaw based on the book formed an important element of the project. Project results have been disseminated among teachers at schools in Warsaw and on the website. The project has become a huge success in the district and the headmaster has decided to establish a language and culture oriented form in the school year 2010/2011 where intensive French course is offered.
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