Vocational Training

Swiss education Are 14-year-olds ready to make a career choice?

Students make big decisions about their professional futures at a young age in Switzerland. Too early, or just right?

Professional training Doing apprenticeships abroad

Apprenticeships are losing their appeal in Switzerland: more and more young people are continuing their studies instead of opting for professional ...

Career ladder Advanced professional training reaps financial rewards

More than half of those with a vocational training background benefited financially from opting for advanced professional education.

This content was published on January 15, 2019 10:43 AM
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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

Gender Statistics   Swiss women dominate higher education diplomas

Women in Switzerland have made significant progress in the last 20 years, particularly in the field of higher education. 

This content was published on May 7, 2019 3:17 PM
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University life

University comparison series How easy is it for international students to land a Swiss job?

Like in the US or UK, Swiss immigration regulations restrict non-European graduates from embarking on a professional career in the country.

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School Life

Foreign minister abroad Oldest Swiss school in South America gets ministerial visit

Foreign Affairs Minister Ignazio Cassis has hailed education ties as he visited the country’s Swiss school abroad, the Colegio Suizo, in Chile.

This content was published on April 25, 2019 9:38 AM

Federal study Lack of fresh air hinders pupils’ learning capacities

The air quality in many Swiss classrooms is poor says a study conducted by the Federal Health Office. 

This content was published on March 4, 2019 6:12 PM
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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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