Future Skills

27.05.20 / Publication / Information society

Education is intended to prepare children and young people for the future. It currently appears uncertain, however, what this future will be like. The new GDI study «Future skills» outlines four scenarios for the year 2050 and identifies the skills needed for these futures.

The 2019 MIKE Study

26.05.20 / Publication

In their free time, primary school children in Switzerland have a preference for playing and sports activities. This is a finding of the new MIKE Study, which was conducted before the COVID-19 crisis. In addition, television and playing electronic games are important media activities.

New stories from everyday digital life

13.05.20 / Didactical resource / Media competence

The national prevention campaign to highlight the dangers posed by everyday digital life is being expanded to include twelve new comic strip stories. The comics act as guidelines for teachers wishing to discuss all aspects of everyday digital life with young people and offe

Framework contract with Google

29.04.20 / / Framework contracts

Google Ireland Limited and have negotiated a framework contract for the purchase of licenses for schools in Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein. The agreement defines the legal use of and financial terms for the purchase of «G Suite Enterprise for Education».

School Barometer

15.04.20 / Information society

There is a big difference in the amount of time pupils are spending at their studies during the corona school closures. Some children are doing five or more hours a day, others just one or two. This is one of the main findings of the School Barometer, led by the University of Teacher Education Zug.

Educreators – Shapers of the future

03.04.20 / School competition

The future of education is co-created by school teachers who take digital transformation as an opportunity to design future-fit learning environments in a sound pedagogical way. To support positive change in education, Educreators offers grants to 10 selected projects leading the way into the futur

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