Vocational Training

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Exporting apprenticeships

American ties Chances good for a Swiss-US free trade deal

Switzerland and the United States have signed a new accord on vocational education; a possible free trade agreement is also in the works. 

This content was published on December 4, 2018 10:06 AM
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Higher Education

Well-being One-fifth of students report chronic health issues

Students report more health problems than the rest of the population, a Swiss study has found.

Times Higher Education Swiss no longer in top ten in world university ranking

The Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) remains the best university in continental Europe, despite slipping one place to 11th.

This content was published on September 26, 2018 4:41 PM

Education indicators OECD: upward educational mobility ‘possible in Switzerland’

People from disadvantaged groups advance in education better than in many other countries, says the OECD. But there is still room for improvement.

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School Life

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The Language Issue

Multilingualism French and foreign languages on rise in Switzerland

The linguistic landscape in Switzerland has changed over the past 40 years, a long-term report has found.

This content was published on March 28, 2018 8:56 PM
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University studies Education Swiss Made

A portal for international students looking to pursue university studies abroad.

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HIGH education = high price? Do Swiss universities offer the best value for money?

Here is a meta-analysis by swissinfo.ch that combines the most popular university rankings to find out which ones are the best bargains.

State school system

Every child in Switzerland must go to school up around age 15, after which students are funnelled into apprenticeships or university tracks.

By the numbers Young and jobless? The solution isn’t always university

Switzerland historically has fewer people in higher education than elsewhere in Europe – and more are employed. What do the numbers tell us?

Bad at school, good at work New opportunities for weak pupils

Finding a job without having a diploma is becoming more and more difficult. Many struggling pupils face ending up on social welfare. The Lift ...