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.
Master of Science in VET
02.06.15 - 02.06.15 / Zollikofen I EHB Kirchlindachstrasse 79 I Hörsaal 214
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.»
International Wildlife Research Week
20.06.15 - 27.06.15 / Val Müstair
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.
Education and School Leadership Symposium
01.09.15 - 05.09.15 / University of Teacher Education Zug
The International Education and School Leadership Symposium is a conference for School Effectiveness, School Improvement, School Management. It is directed towards actors in the school leading area. This year's motto is «Excellence, Equality and Equity».