Educational relations Switzerland - Singapore
01.10.15 / Educational politics
After eleven years, swissnex Singapore, responsible for the relations between Switzerland and Singapore in the field of education, research and innovation, has closed its doors. These tasks will be taken over by a new education and science office at the Swiss embassy in Singapore.
Intercultural Exchange Projects
24.09.15 / Exchange
The Pestalozzi Children’s Foundation invites Swiss school classes on lower to higher secondary level to meet children and adolescents from abroad who stay in the Children’s Village for Intercultural Exchange Projects. These interactive courses can be strengthened in a radio studio or studio bus.
The US want to learn how apprenticeships work
02.09.15 / Educational politics
During his trip to Berne US secretary of Labour, Thomas Perez, and Swiss minister Schneider-Ammann signed a collaboration agreement on apprenticeships. The US has become increasingly interested in Swiss VET programmes and agreed on a collaboration during Schneider-Amann’s trip to the US in July.
Swiss 4th at the World Skills Championship
18.08.15 / Competition
Switzerland has won an honourbale 4th place at the World Skills Championships, held August 11-16 in São Paulo, Brazil. Even though this is the best result among European countries, for Switzerland this is a disappointing result. Since 2001 it has always come among the first three worldwide.
National Future Day
12.11.15 - 12.11.15 / whole of Switzerland
This year's National Futur Day goes by the motto «Changing sides for girls and boys». Each second Thursday in November girls and boys from the 5th to 7th form are invited to change sides and explore so-called «untypical» job profiles.
Swiss Handycap 2015
27.11.15 - 28.11.15 / Lucerne Fair
Swiss Handicap 2015 is a national exhibition dedicated to the needs and concerns of people suffering from a disability or an illness of a mental, physical, psychological or sensory nature. Visitors are brought up to date by a wide range of lectures and workshops on current topics, products, services and developments.
ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN 2015
02.12.15 - 04.12.15 / Berlin
ONLINE EDUCA BERLIN is the largest global conference on technology supported learning and training for the corporate, education and public service sectors. This years discussions and presentations will evolve around global ICT-enhanced learning and training.