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.
26.08.14 - 28.08.14 / Lausanne
This international congress for people with special needs is dedicated to the question of how institutions can cope with trends and challenges for people with special needs and how they can use them for their purposes.
International Animation Film Festival
02.09.14 - 07.09.14 / Baden
The festival has some special offers for schools in store: hand selected animated films for children and young people; movie directors and producers explaining their work; guided tours through the exhibitions on the festical grounds and workshops for young people to make their own films.
10.09.14 - 10.09.14 / Centre for Adult Education BiZE Zurich
For teachers with a good knowledge of German this free event on digital media in daily life gives interesting views on how digital media have already made their successful entrance into daily routine and learning and on visions for their future.