Swiss students traineeship programme
17.05.13 / Exchange
The Swiss branch of AIESEC, the international organisation for youth exchange in form of traineeships, study tours and leadership training, is present at 8 Universities with its headquarter in Berne. They provide traineeships for foreign and Swiss students national and international.
Court decision on swim lessons for muslim girls
12.05.13 / Educational politics
Integration of foreigners is more important than their religious beliefs, Switzerland’s highest court ruled on Friday, according to a report by swissinfo.ch. The court denied a 14-year-old girl from a strict Muslim family in Aargau the right to dispensation from school swim class.
English language videos on Swiss issues
08.05.13 / Didactical resources
The Swiss school tv, SRF mySchool, offers a vast range of educational videos as two-track audios in German and English. What has been originally made for Swiss English language classes, may on the other hand come in handy for English teachers teaching German language and/or Swiss culture.
Human Trafficking Poster Competition
25.04.13 / Competition
The International Organisation for Migration Bern and British Council Switzerland invite students between 16 and 23 years of age living in Switzerland to design a poster to raise awareness for the Counter-Trafficking Week in October. The deadline for receipts of entries is 1st August 2013.
Franco-Swiss School Exchange Seminar
23.05.13 - 24.05.13 / Tramelan, Jura
The ch Foundation and Canton Bern, in collaboration with the Académie de Besançon, are organising a Comenius seminar to promote multilateral exchange partnerships between schools in France and Switzerland.
The International Biology Olympiad (IBO)
14.07.13 - 21.07.13 / University Berne
The IBO is an international competition for high school pupils whose interest in science and biology goes way beyond the school program. IBO 2013 will take place for the first time in Switzerland. zum ersten Mal in der Schweiz stattfinden. They expect about about 240 participants from 60 countries.
Annual Conference of SSRE
21.08.13 - 23.08.13 / Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano
This year's Annual Conference of the Swiss Society for Research in Education comes under the main topic "Integrating formal and informal learning". The call for papers in German, French, Italian and English is open.