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What's it like at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne?

What's it like at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne?

The Breakfast Show

Studying at a hospitality school is no longer about just hotels and bars – the modern hospitality degree is far more than that and graduates have a wide range of career choices. Mark Butcher ...

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McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

McKay Interview: Lorenzo Stoll, DG SWISS for Suisse Romande (10 November 2020)

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Lorenzo Stoll, Director-General of SWISS International Airlines for the Suisse Romande. The pandemic has meant major disruptions to airlines around the world du...

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Learn More:  Getting a good START - at school

Learn More: Getting a good START - at school

Learn More

Hello and welcome to another edition of Learn More. Getting a good start to an education is vital, and the Institut International de Lancy in Geneva makes sure that even the very young are fully en...

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Swiss Up: Geneva politician Pierre Maudet (3 November 2020)

Swiss Up: Geneva politician Pierre Maudet (3 November 2020)

Swiss Up!

The once high flying Geneva politician Pierre Maudet has been struggling to relaunch his career for years after he accepted a ride on a private jet. Dario looks at how the mighty have fallen - a...

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

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

Learn More

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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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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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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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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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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Learn More: The KiVa anti-bullying programme (28 September 2020)

Learn More: The KiVa anti-bullying programme (28 September 2020)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More we tackle the subject of bullying. It is a problem that all schools have from time to time. A new programme to stop bullying has been developed in Finland - and it'...

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McKay Interview: Round Table (21 September 2020)

McKay Interview: Round Table (21 September 2020)

The McKay Interview

Two years ago in Paris, I recorded a roundtable McKay Interview with people whose fingers were very much on the Parisienne pulse. Very recently, in this year of Covid19, I have done something simil...

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Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

Health Matters Echo 112 (9 September 2020)

Health matters

This week Dr Michelle explains about the Echo112 Medical ID App which allows us to securely store important medical information and an electronic donor card that can be accessed by medical personal...

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Big Screen, Little Screen - David Copperfield, Volunteer, Thinking Of Ending Things

Big Screen, Little Screen - David Copperfield, Volunteer, Thinking Of Ending Things

Mid Morning Mix

Today Suzi looks at 3 films: - The Personal History of David Copperfield (cinema release)  - Volunteer (cinema release)  - I'm Thinking of Ending Things (Netflix)

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Swiss Up! Ceneri Tunnel (8 September 2020)

Swiss Up! Ceneri Tunnel (8 September 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up! Dario goes underground with the Ceneri Tunnel in canton Ticino. It's the last link in the network designed to get trucks off the roads in Switzerland - and brings t...

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McKay Interview:  Prof. Bill Durodie - University of Bath.

McKay Interview: Prof. Bill Durodie - University of Bath.

The McKay Interview

This week Michael McKay speaks to Professor Bill Durodie - chair of Risk and Security in International Relations at the University of Bath in the UK. As Michael discovers, there's a lot more...

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Dating in the new normal - Trea from SuccessMatch.ch speaks to us

Dating in the new normal - Trea from SuccessMatch.ch speaks to us

The Breakfast Show

While we were all locked-down, some people kept their dating hopes alive using technology. Trea from www.successmatch.ch says it's likely to become a favoured way of making that first contact i...

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Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up! The importance of the NZZ newspaper (23 June 2020)

Swiss Up!

On this week's Swiss Up, Dario Brander examines the importance of Switzerland's oldest newspaper - and one with a genuinely international reach - the NZZ.

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Plans to build a vault to save the good germs in Switzerland

Plans to build a vault to save the good germs in Switzerland

The Breakfast Show

Switzerland is hoping to be home for another sort of bank – one that could potentially save our lives. The Seerave Foundation is looking to set up the Microbiota Vault – it would col...

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McKay Interview: Juergen Stock, Secretary General INTERPOL (15 June 2020)

McKay Interview: Juergen Stock, Secretary General INTERPOL (15 June 2020)

The McKay Interview

Michael's guest this week is the Secretary-General of the world’s largest police organization, Dr Jürgen Stock, of INTERPOL, or to give it its full name, the International Criminal P...

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McKay Interview: Dr Victoria Curzon-Price, Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Geneva

McKay Interview: Dr Victoria Curzon-Price, Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Geneva

The McKay Interview

The Covid-19 pandemic is the worst in 100 years. Apart from the great tragedies inflicted upon many, many families all over the world, it has thrown up a number of conundrums. Puzzles like the scie...

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