Education

Swiss salaries: Teachers How well does Switzerland pay its teachers?

In a comparison of Swiss salaries, teachers do fairly well with earnings above many other professions. But is there more to the story?

Largest demo ever? Swiss pupils protest school budget cuts

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Swiss students are protesting education budget cuts in what could be the largest student demonstration the country has ever seen.

Cultural diversity Wanted: teachers of all origins

Are teachers in Swiss schools too Swiss? One university of teacher training thinks so.

Citizen science When science class produces real-world results

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Data from school science projects can become a unique and powerful resource for scientists.

Political passions Why a report could help improve civic education

How far should governments go to ensure voters have the knowledge to make informed decisions at the ballot box?

The place to be Switzerland rated world’s best country in US poll

Switzerland is the best country in the world based on its attitude towards education, democracy, business and quality of life, according to a poll.

Language debate Study questions benefits of early English instruction

A University of Zurich study has found that early English learning may not be as advantageous as thought, the NZZ am Sonntag reports.