STUDYING IN SWITZERLAND 2014

News

Young Swiss think digitally

20.10.14 / Publication

The new Credit Suisse Youth Barometer 2014 have asked some 1000 young people each from Switzerland, Brazil, the US, and Singapore about their digital lives. The results show that for about 90% of those surveyed, the internet plays a markedly important or even indispensable role in their lives.

www.credit-suisse.com

Training to be the best

17.10.14 / Event

The elite of Switzerland’s apprenticeship system compete once a year to become the best in their field. This year for the first time all professions met in Berne. Switzerland’s vocational education system is quite exemplary throughout the world, but it still needs to evolve.

www.swissinfo.ch

STEM Careers Barometer

25.09.14 / STEM / Publication

To promote STEM professions, the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences have conducted a survey with 6000 persons from the German and French speaking areas of Switzerland. Result : girls feel less stimulated than boys and – STEM professions for women have to fulfill other criteria than for men.

www.satw.ethz.ch

Temporary solution for Erasmus+

19.09.14 / Programmes and projects / Exchange

Switzerland will keep to its interim solution to ensure that university students can participate in the Erasmus+ exchange programme. It had been classified as a third party country in all EU exchange programmes following the adoption of the initiative against mass immigration in February.

www.swissinfo.ch

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Agenda

Character Education for a Challenging Century

22.10.14 - 24.10.14 / Art's Centre, International School of Geneva

Conference

The Center for Curriculum Redesign (CCR) will be holding this international conference for teachers and other educators in partnership with the OECD and the International School of Geneva.

curriculumredesign.org

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Event languages: English
School Grades: Independent of levels

Worlddidac Basel

29.10.14 - 31.10.14 / Messe Basel

Fair

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.

www.worlddidacbasel.com

DETAILS

Event languages: English
School Grades: Independent of levels

PHZG: Children's university

29.10.14 - 19.11.14 / PH Zug

Information event

«Images say more than 1000 words», is the motto of this year's free of charge university programme for kids. Pupils from 3rd to 6th form are invited to take part in four afternoon lectures at the teachers university of Zug PHZG. Deadline for inscription is 10 days before each event.

www.zg.ch

DETAILS

Event languages: German
School Grades: 2nd cycle (3th to 6th school year)

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