Online training for K-12 teachers
In this article by Douglas Armendone, he explains about the EUN Academy, their free-of-charge MOOC courses and educa.ch's participation in its international projects on behalf of Switzerland. The main issue is to reinforce the integration of ICT for teaching and learning in Swiss schools.
More political education in schools
05.08.14 / Educational politics
According to a study on political reform among some 1,000 Swiss people, schools should be made responsible for childrens‘ education in civic studies. They should raise the interest of children and young people in political matters to make them participate actively in matters like popular votes.
Swiss Skills Berne
For the first time in its history, Swiss Skills Championship for professional skills and artistic knowledge of young people will meet in one place. 70 professions compete from September 17 to 21 at the Bernexpo. Additionally, young people find information for their choice of occupation.
Fast-track school in an asylum
18.07.14 / Educational politics
As a result of the trial fast-track asylum process that has been running in Zurich since January, children are being taught German in makeshift schools – in case their parent's application is accepted. The test project will run until September 2015 to see if it can serve as a model for Switzerland.
29.10.14 - 31.10.14 / Messe Basel
Worlddidac Basel, the global partner fair of Didacta Schweiz Basel, is the market place for state-of-the-art and conventional teaching materials and methods with a strong emphasis on technical subjects and natural science for all school levels.
Sociological Perspectives in CH Education Research
14.11.14 - 15.11.14 / Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg
The Conference "Sociological Perspectives in Research on Education in Switzerland" is organised by the Sociology of Education Research Network of the Swiss Sociological Association.