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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
The French language camp „LA COLO”

The French language camp „LA COLO” was first organised in May 2008. The goal was to enable students studying in the bilingual section of the highschool to develop their language skills in a playful, interdisciplinary way outside the classroom. Ever since, the camp has been organised in the same place, at Balatonszemes. The main concept was already developed in the first year. In the thematic workshops students of various ages and language levels work together in one group; in other programs the members of a class are participating together, they work together on the performance and the exhibition, in addition they spend their free time together as well. We reckon it is fundamental that the projects and documents created by the students represent the diversity of the francophone culture, multiculturalism and tolerance. The camps are thematic, the workshops, the performances, the exhibiti ...

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