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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
Latine Loquere

This project is linked to the website Latine Loquere where teachers and students can learn Ancient Greek and Latin. On this website, the students can work on the chosen language by themselves and the professors can exchange their teaching methods on French and Latin. The parents can also be included in the learning process or in some projects in Latin. This website is one of the few created in Europe that specializes in these languages. It is also the most visited website in French countries. It can also be used by non-professionals who wish to learn more about ancient Greek and Latin cultures. Every technical and technological resource available has been used for this project and it can be passed on to other projects, as proved by the creation of a new category “the French corner” in late 2008. A new page: “Radices Europae” - « The roots of Europe » - has been created. It is aimed t ...

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