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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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Label of the day
Anytimenglish / Sau Learning Platform

Anytimenglish / Sau Learning Platform Project has come to life in order to deliver compulsory Basic English lessons through Internet for Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Human Resources students who have been placed to Sakarya University by ÖSYM (Student Selection and Placement Centre) in the academic year 2008-2009. The learning platform consists of 28-week Basic English lessons in total (14 weeks for each term). It must be emphasised that the whole course content (which also includes video shots) has been prepared by the University`s Foreign Languages Department staff. One of the unique features of the project is its cooperative and sharing nature. In this sense, the Project urges coordination and cooperation with the University`s Distance Education and Research Centre since the platform Learning Management System is maintained by this technical centre. This very nature ...

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