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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.

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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».

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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.

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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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Master of Science in VET

02.06.15 - 02.06.15 / Zollikofen I EHB Kirchlindachstrasse 79 I Hörsaal 214

Continuing education

This information event gives details on the Master of Science in Vocational Education and Training. The study in itself «is unique in the international education landscape: it is evidence-based, practical, multidisciplinary and multilingual.»

www.ehb-schweiz.ch

DETAILS

Event languages: German
School Grades: Vocational schools, Tertiary level

DSAI Konferenz 2015

10.06.15 - 12.06.15 / Fraunhofer FIT, Sankt Augustin, Germany

Conference

The international Conference on Software Development and Technologies for Enhancing Accessibility and Fighting Info-exclusion of people with special needs will welcome some 50 international scientists. Besides information on new developments they will discuss social barreers.

www.dsai.ws

DETAILS

Event languages: English
School Grades: Special needs education

International Wildlife Research Week

20.06.15 - 27.06.15 / Val Müstair

Workshop

This «International Wildlife Research Week» by Swiss Youth in Science invites Swiss and international young people of 12 to 21 years to a week of experience in wild animal biology. It mainly consists in practical research work and its transportation into scientific reports.

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DETAILS

Event languages: German, English, Other
School Grades: Baccalaureate schools
Anmeldebeginn: 15.02.15

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