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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
I.T.E.R. - Intercultural Travelling European Road-crossing

The Liceo Classico Carducci is located in the Terra Sancti Benedicti, a land which includes the Abbey of Montecassino and is very rich in cultural and historical values. It still bears the signs of all the people who, in the far and recent past, passed on it. For this reason the educational choices of our school have always aimed at a European dimension. For our projects, we have created a stimulating environment with innovative methodological choices: transversality, interdisciplinarity, e-learning, CLIL. In the project we used knowledge and classical skills in creative contexts, targeted to the educational needs of the users. Its main objective has been to stir up the awareness of European citizenship in the students through a new and creative approach, so as to discover that we, the “European citizens”, are not only the product of European policies, but the result of cultural stratifi ...

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