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Education Pupils will finish year on time despite corona closure

The school year will not be extended and secondary students will receive their diplomas despite the school closures caused by the pandemic.

This content was published on April 2, 2020 4:05 PM

education Why homework won’t disappear after home studying ends

When distance learning now in place as a result of the coronavirus outbreak comes to end, Swiss schools will reopen the debate on homework.

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qs rankings Swiss universities shine in global survey

Swiss higher education institutions continue to excel in the latest QS university rankings by subject.

This content was published on March 4, 2020 1:01 AM

Higher education  Government shows confidence in EPFL president 

Martin Vetterli’s term as president of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) has been renewed for an additional four years.

This content was published on February 13, 2020 12:06 PM

Classical dance Spotlight on ballet at the Prix de Lausanne

The Prix de Lausanne international ballet competition has started, we look at how training has changed over the years.

School and work Why Switzerland’s dual-track education system is unique

Young people used to be faced with making a definitive career choice aged 15 in Switzerland. But nowadays they can change direction later on.

sport and education Swiss schools stand by their ski camps

Despite some recent pushback, Swiss schools appear set to continue the tradition of ski camps for as long as there is enough snow.

Portrait A Nigerian with a dream becomes a priest in Switzerland

As a child in rural Nigeria, Gerald Chukwudi Ani struggled to realise his dream, but now he is a priest in Switzerland.

Early education How a Swiss programme is teaching online privacy to children

Swiss data protection officials say young children should be taught about data security and privacy, before they use the internet.

Education Why are there no school uniforms in Switzerland?

A look into any Swiss school playground will tell you: there are no school uniforms. Unless of course you count jeans, hoodies and trainers. Why?