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OECD PISA survey High-achieving pupils still attracted to teaching

The teaching profession remains an attractive choice for talented young people in Switzerland, the OECD says.

VPET 18: From Singapore to Switzerland Swiss vocational training serves as a model for others

Singapore, the United States and Mozambique: three countries, three very different apprenticeship experiences.

Too young for kindergarten? More parents delay kindergarten start date

Children in Switzerland will have to start kindergarten from age four in line with school harmonisation rules. Too young, some parents say.

Society taboo Young carers face many obstacles

Switzerland’s first ever figures show that almost 8% of children aged 10-15 are young carers – far more than previously thought.

Democracy players Anja Wyden Guelpa: taking democracy to today’s youth

Anja Wyden Guelpa, chief of staff of Geneva's government, is considered one of the most active promoters of democracy in Switzerland. 

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.