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Switzerland still number one for talent

21.01.15 / Publication

The latest INSEAD Global Talent Competitiveness Index report puts Switzerland again at the top of the worldwide list of countries in regard to attractivity and personal development possibilities for foreign talents. As the main reason for this the study identifies the Swiss dual education system.

knowledge.insead.edu

New Rector's Conference of Swiss Universities

08.01.15 / Higher education / Educational politics

Since January 1st the former rector's conferences CRUS, KFH and COHEP have been merged into the new Rector's Conference of Swiss Universities, swissuniversities. This is the result of the Federal Higher Education Funding and Coordination Act coming in force.

www.swissuniversities.ch

Better chances for Swiss schools abroad

28.11.14 / Educational politics

1st January 2015, the law on Swiss schools abraod is becoming effective. For the schools this means more operational flexibility and encouragement of vocational education as well as a possibility for new schools. Simultaneously Swiss schools abroad promote Swiss culture and education worldwide.

www.news.admin.ch (German)

Expo 2015: Learn, Develop, Share

21.11.14 / Event / School project

In May the Expo 2015 will open with the theme «Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life». In this context, The Swiss Embassy and the Italian Ministry of Education created an innovative school project for upper secondary pupils. The project comes in four languages and includes an APP competition.

www.expoitaliasvizzera.it

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Study week boys@science

26.01.15 - 29.01.15 / Basel University

Information event / Workshop

As every year, La Science appelle les jeunes, Science calls the young, invites boys between 10 and 13 to participate in four days of university courses at Basel University to get an insight into science and technique. The courses will be held in German.

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DETAILS

Event languages: German
School Grades: 3th an 4nd school year, 5th and 6nd school year
Delay: 06.12.14

Safer Internet Day 2015

10.02.15 - 10.02.15 / worldwide

Information event

Safer Internet Day 2015 will be celebrated on 10 February 2015. The motto of this year's campaign is «Let’s create a better internet together». Switzerland does also participate in this event. The national agenda will follow.

www.saferinternetday.org

DETAILS

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

Geneva International Book and Press Fair

29.04.15 - 03.05.15 / Palexpo, Geneva

Exposition

Geneva International Book and Press Fair is one of the top events in the books and press market – including a Digital Publishing Forum, Book designing forum, Editor's Workshop, Translator's work shop, and Children literature forum. Japan is this year's guest of honour.

www.salondulivre.ch

DETAILS

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

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