ETH Board on behalf of the grants system

22.05.15 / Educational politics

The ETH Board supports the harmonisation efforts by the Confederation and the cantons on behalf of the Swiss grants system. Though it sympathises with the grants initiative of the Swiss students' union, it fears the additional costs of the initiative to the education and research budget.

politbox: test your political knowledge

05.05.15 / Didactical resources

SRG SSR has issued a quiz app for the national elections in five languages. Young people from lower and upper secondary level can test their knowledge about Swiss politics in and out of the classroom. From August 2015, teachers will find didactical material on the website of «SRF mySchool».

ETH: Record values despite a difficult environment

04.05.15 / Tertiary level education

The ETH-Board in his Annual Report calls 2014 a year of records. 28‘537 students enrolled at the two Federal Institutes of Technology a new record value has been established – despite the difficult international relations. Within the last ten years, the number of students has more than doubled.

Opening of Swiss pavilion at Expo Milano 2015

01.05.15 / Event

Today, the Swiss pavilion for the universal exhibition of Milan opened his doors on the theme «Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life». The aim of the pavilion filled with typical Swiss products is to make each visitor reflect his relationship with consumption and his ecological footprint.

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Education and School Leadership Symposium

01.09.15 - 02.09.15 / Zug, Switzerland


Under the motto «Excellence, Equality and Equity: Improving the Quality of Education for All», the conference focusses on current challenges and opportunities in the fields of school effectiveness, school improvement, and school management.


Event languages: German, English
School Grades: Independent of levels

Learning Festival 2015

18.09.15 - 19.09.15 / throughout Switzerland

Continuing education / Thematic event

The Learning Festival is the national 24-hours-campaign to promote awareness for lifelong learning. This year's motto is "Learn with your hands". Additionally there will be a collaboration with the special exhibition "Higher vocational education and lifelong learning turn professionals into experts".


Event languages: German, French, Italian, English
School Grades: Independent of levels


24.09.15 - 25.09.15 / Landhaus, Solothurn


The annual conference offers a platform for Swiss science communication experts. ScienceComm'15 in Solothurn addresses the topics «Crisis of Science» and «Open Science / Citizen Science» (transparency aspects, access to and participation in science).


Event languages: German, French, English
School Grades: Independent of levels

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