Merry Christmas 2014


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. (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.

Student computer and information literacy study

20.11.14 / Media competence / Publication

This new ICILS study on media competence offers the first international comparison on student computer and information literacy in 20 countries. Results: Swiss girls and boys alike, in grade 8, have an average knowledge of computer and internet literacy compared to other participating countries.

Results of JAMES Study 2014

03.11.14 / Publication

97% of young mobile phone users in Switzerland own a smartphone, which they use more frequently for multimedia purposes and for browsing the internet than for making phone calls. These are the results of the latest JAMES Study by ZHAW and Swisscom among 1000 young Swiss aged between 12 and 19.

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eduhub days 2015

14.01.15 - 15.01.15 / Basel University, Kollegienhaus

Thematic event

eduhub is a community for new learning technologies at Swiss institutions of higher education. eduhub days are their annual conference. The 7th edition of the eduhub days will focus on design based approaches in e-education and group based innovation. The Call for Proposals has been launched.


Event languages: English
School Grades: Post-compulsory schools

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.


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

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