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Alarming survey Many Swiss schoolchildren exposed to online hazards

Swiss schoolchildren are exposed to worryingly high levels of cyber-bullying, internet grooming, privacy violations, pornography and other ...

This content was published on May 23, 2019 10:58 AM

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Special needs education

Switzerland has an inclusive educational approach for children with disabilities and learning difficulties.

Foreign minister abroad Oldest Swiss school in South America gets ministerial visit

Foreign Affairs Minister Ignazio Cassis has hailed education ties as he visited the country’s Swiss school abroad, the Colegio Suizo, in Chile.

This content was published on April 25, 2019 9:38 AM

Swiss education Are 14-year-olds ready to make a career choice?

Students make big decisions about their professional futures at a young age in Switzerland. Too early, or just right?

Which career? Choosing a profession when you're only 14

Swiss teenagers describe how they made their career choices at the tender age of 14. (Julie Hunt, swissinfo.ch) 

Addiction survey Lure of e-cigarettes for schoolchildren raises alarm

Half of Swiss boys and a third of girls aged 15 have tried e-cigarettes at least once, suggests a survey of addiction among schoolchildren. The ...

This content was published on March 28, 2019 3:30 PM

Leaders in the field Top Swiss institutes launch joint cyber-security programme

Switzerland’s federal technology institutes are to launch a new Masters in cyber-security this autumn.

This content was published on March 20, 2019 6:00 PM

higher ed EPFL marks 50 years of scientific progress

Over the past five decades, the Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL) has been the home of many scientific discoveries.

Crafty Turning children into little 'Einsteins'

Johny Padua is the founder of the "Tüftellabor Einstein" association in Zug – a place where children and teenagers can experiment to their heart’s ...

Women and science Scientific research remains male-dominated

Women remain underrepresented in science in Switzerland despite making inroads, an international comparison has shown.

This content was published on March 8, 2019 5:39 PM

qs rankings Swiss university system climbs to third in global study

Thanks largely to the strong performance of ETH Zurich, the Swiss university system has entered the top three globally in the latest QS rankings.

This content was published on February 27, 2019 12:01 AM