Education

Swiss Academy of Sciences President Marcel Tanner believes scientists should spend more time getting their hands dirty in field training, and less time sitting in lecture halls.
All schoolchildren will soon be on the same page.
Maths will get competency-oriented goals under Lehrplan 21
Classic look with a global view: the main building at ETH Zurich
As part of his training, David Gilligan regularly takes the horses for a drive.
Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi teaching a class. It is thanks to the famous 18th century educational reformer that illiteracy was almost completely overcome in Switzerland by 1830

WEF 2017

Stephanie Müller

By Kristian Kapp, Davos

During WEF week, children don’t have to go to kindergarten or primary school. Stephanie Müller, who teaches children with special needs, explains why.

A retail trade apprentice handles parcels at the Swiss Post in Spalen, Switzerland
More ski lifts are losing profits as poor snow conditions and the strong franc kick in
The Federal Institutes of Technology in Zurich and in Lausanne (picture) are among the best continental Europe