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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
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■      Educational sector(s)
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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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Moselle Project - Sarre (Mosa)

Louis Armand secondary school is located in the heart of the mining community of Petite-Rosselle in a coal-mining basin in Lorraine where a Germanic dialect is spoken. The school, which has 433 pupils, was the first in France to introduce a judo class, which is one of the reasons why sports are included in the project between Louis Armand school and Robert Schuman secondary school in Großrosseln. The project, which is entitled MOSA (MOselle-SArre), has two objectives: to enable participants to use the language of the neighbouring country and, in particular, to create conditions which are conducive to a long-term and high-quality exchange programme between two populations of pupils. Moreover, the most original feature of the programme is that teachers are also involved in exchanges. The Robert Schuman school is situated on the border 5km away from Louis Armand school. Both schools are ro ...

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