Vocational Training

Vocational training Young Swiss professionals shine at WorldSkills

Switzerland has won 16 medals, including five gold, at the WorldSkills competition – a kind of Olympics for trade skills – in Kazan in western Russia.

This content was published on August 27, 2019 8:40 PM

Vocational training competition Swiss put their professional skills to the test

How do you prepare for an international vocational skills competition?

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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

OECD report Vocational training or degree? Employment rates are similar

In Switzerland, the number of people with a higher education degree is above OECD average, but vocational training is still managing to hold its own. 

This content was published on September 10, 2019 11:00 AM
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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

education choices Federal court rules against homeschooling

Switzerland’s highest court has ruled that parents do not have a constitutional right to provide school-aged children with private lessons at home.

This content was published on September 16, 2019 1:51 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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