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Learn More: Language Policy for Bilingual Children (2 November 2020)

Learn More: Language Policy for Bilingual Children (2 November 2020)

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. In the multi-lingual environment we all live in, finding the right school for your child is an important decision. If your child already speaks F...

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McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

McKay Interview: Jovan Kurbalija, Director DiploFoundation, Head of Geneva Internet Platform

The McKay Interview

Michael McKay speaks with Professor Jovan Kurbalija. He is prominent in many important circles in Geneva, in Switzerland and internationally. He is the Founding Director of DiploFoundation and the ...

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Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

Health Matters: Twindemic - Covid and the Flu (29 October 2020)

Health matters

Twindemic’ – together against the flu! With National Flu Vaccination Day on 6th November 2020, Dr Michelle discusses who should be vaccinated and where you can get your flu vaccine. ...

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Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

Calvin in America - a new exhibition in Geneva

The Breakfast Show

Geneva’s influence around the world stretches back hundreds of years. A new exhibition called ‘Calvin in America’ at the Reformation Geneva shows how the reformers strong opinion ...

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Plane Talk - Where are all the planes ?

Plane Talk - Where are all the planes ?

Plane Talk

The skies are clear. International aviation is down to just 20% of its pre-pandemic levels. So... where are all the planes? Chaitan Jain has an answer ...

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Swiss Up! New CO2 Law (27 Oct 2020)

Swiss Up! New CO2 Law (27 Oct 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! the new CO2 law hopes Switzerland will be able to keep to its greenhouse gas emissions targets - as laid out in the Paris Agreement. But not everyone is happy - on both sid...

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Learn More: One to One iPad learning (26 October 2020)

Learn More: One to One iPad learning (26 October 2020)

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On this week’s show, we’re looking at how the Institute International de Lancy in Geneva’s One to One iPad learning programme meant the school was able to quickly adapt when the l...

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Health Matters: Long Covid (22 October 2020)

Health Matters: Long Covid (22 October 2020)

Health matters

It is becoming evident that a proportion of people are experiencing longer-term symptoms after having tested positive for COVID-19. In this episode, Dr Michelle discusses what we know so far about ...

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Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva University Hospital or HUG (21 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, we take a look at the HUG, or Geneva's University Hospital. It's the largest hospital in the country, with a world renowned research programme, was at the foref...

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Stop unwanted paper junk mail - and save the planet - EcolAds

Stop unwanted paper junk mail - and save the planet - EcolAds

The Breakfast Show

A modern-day scourge for many is the large amount on unsolicited junk mail we get in our letter boxes. Flyers from supermarkets, bargains from the local electrical shop and much more. Maybe –...

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Learn More: Bilingual Education

Learn More: Bilingual Education

Learn More

Living, as we do, in a multilingual environment it's important that schools make sure today’s students are as comfortable in different languages. The Institute International de La...

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McKay Interview: Karel Leeflang - what will be the 'new normal'?

McKay Interview: Karel Leeflang - what will be the 'new normal'?

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest is Karel Leeflang. His bread and butter is in leading large-scale transformations, both as a corporate executive and advisor. And in describing what he does, jargon words and...

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Plane Talk - How does the aviation industry bounce back?

Plane Talk - How does the aviation industry bounce back?

Plane Talk

International air travel is currently at 20% of pre-pandemic levels. So how does the industry stay afloat? And how does it bounce back?

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The Christmas Giftbox Appeal - spread some much needed joy this year

The Christmas Giftbox Appeal - spread some much needed joy this year

The Breakfast Show

Every year the Gift Box Project sends much needed items to underprivileged children in the poor areas of Eastern Europe. You can help by creating a gift box, which while should contain items to ...

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UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup - World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize 2020

UN Roundup

13 October 2020.  Daniel Johnson reports in on the Mid Morning Mix with Katt... 1: UN’s World Food Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize. Announced last Friday, this is a major morale b...

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Swiss Up: Trust Valley (13 October 2020)

Swiss Up: Trust Valley (13 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

Can Switzerland emulate the success of Silicon Valley? Many certainly hope so and are setting up Trust Valley. The aim is to bring together educational institutions, the private sector and local...

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Health Matters: infections on the rise (13 Oct 2020)

Health Matters: infections on the rise (13 Oct 2020)

Health matters

With the number of COVID infections on the rise, Dr Michelle explains the latest update to the Federal Office of Public Health’s media campaign - More important than ever: stop the rise in in...

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Learn More: STEAM - not STEM

Learn More: STEAM - not STEM

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Many parents are now familiar with STEM subjects – that’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, but now there’s STE...

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Winter Camps with Les Elfes International

Winter Camps with Les Elfes International

The Breakfast Show

Winter is coming and we all hope the ski slopes will be open. Les Elfes International runs camps for 6 to 17 year olds in Verbier. There's plenty of activities for the kids, including ski an...

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Health Matters: Mental Health (6 October 2020)

Health Matters: Mental Health (6 October 2020)

Health matters

10th October marks World Mental Health Day and this year, WHO’s message is: Move for Mental Health: let’s invest. In this episode of Health Matters, Dr Michelle explains that we are ...

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Swiss Up! New Inheritance Laws(6 October 2020)

Swiss Up! New Inheritance Laws(6 October 2020)

Swiss Up!

Parliament is now discussing new laws surrounding inheritance. The current laws are more than 100 years old and fail to respect how modern families operate and evolve. There are more divorces and r...

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Learn More: Campzone - learn during the holidays, open to all

Learn More: Campzone - learn during the holidays, open to all

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School holidays are an opportunity for the kids to take a break from class – but sometimes they may get bored. The Institut International de Lancy in Geneva knows just because the kids are ha...

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Weekly Market Update with Swissquote (29 October 2020)

Weekly Market Update with Swissquote (29 October 2020)

The Breakfast Show

Investors are navigating their way through a series of unknowns - the US presidential election, where there are handover worries - and the ongoing pandemic. Peter Rosenstreich, Head of Market St...

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McKay Interview: Dr Karin Von Hippel, Director General, RUSI

McKay Interview: Dr Karin Von Hippel, Director General, RUSI

The McKay Interview

On this week's McKay Interview: As we are based in Geneva, we are well aware of its long-standing multilateral reputation and its unrivalled position as the city of peace, negotiation and reconcil...

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