Children flood back into classrooms

Children flood back into classrooms

Aug. 11, 2020, 9:29 a.m.
Thousands of children are back at school. Several cantons, including Basel, welcomed the kids back into the classroom...
Lucerne school students angry at new face mask rules

Lucerne school students angry at new face mask rules

July 20, 2020, 8:26 a.m.
School students in canton Lucerne are angry they will have to pay for their own facemasks when schools resume –...
Headteacher allegedly supplied hard liquor to underage students

Headteacher allegedly supplied hard liquor to underage students

July 9, 2020, 9:07 a.m.
A school headteacher is under fire for allegedly supplying hard liquor to her students as part of an end of term cele...
Federal Court backs school banning unvaccinated student with measles

Federal Court backs school banning unvaccinated student with measles

June 26, 2020, 8:59 a.m.
The Federal Court has backed a school which banned a girl who had recently recovered from measles and had not been va...
Concern over social distancing rules for older students

Concern over social distancing rules for older students

June 22, 2020, 9:16 a.m.
Education authorities across the country are concerned that if the government doesn’t change its social distanc...
Massive building project given go ahead in Geneva

Massive building project given go ahead in Geneva

June 15, 2020, 10:50 a.m.
Geneva has given the go ahead to a massive building programme in the middle of the city. 
Community to quarantine after schoolboy tests positive for Covid-19

Community to quarantine after schoolboy tests positive for Covid-19

June 10, 2020, 8:47 a.m.
Around 60 people in canton Basel Country are being told they have to quarantine after a 14-year-old schoolboy tested ...
Cantons to each decide how best to reopen schools

Cantons to each decide how best to reopen schools

May 1, 2020, 8:02 a.m.
Schools will be reopening from May 11th but it is up to the cantons on how best to keep the children safe. 
More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

More openings to come ahead of summer but groups of 6+ still banned

April 30, 2020, 10:15 a.m.
Other openings from May will be primary and secondary schools, some sports will be allowed and public transport will ...
School students angry over exam inequality between cantons

School students angry over exam inequality between cantons

April 27, 2020, 9:06 a.m.
School students across the country are angry each canton is taking a different approach to the school leaving exam, t...
Federal Council due to announce plans for reopening schools

Federal Council due to announce plans for reopening schools

April 27, 2020, 9:01 a.m.
While some restrictions are lifted today, schools remain closed. The Federal Council is due to announce on Wednesday ...
Uncertainty about how to reopen schools and creches effectively

Uncertainty about how to reopen schools and creches effectively

April 24, 2020, 10:09 a.m.
It might not be possible to open all creches and schools in Geneva at the same time - according to cantonal authoriti...
Families refusing to send kids back to school risk being fined thousands

Families refusing to send kids back to school risk being fined thousands

April 22, 2020, 9:46 a.m.
Swiss families who refuse to send their primary aged children back to school in May risk being fined thousands of fra...
Hair salons, garden centres and schools set to reopen, says Blick

Hair salons, garden centres and schools set to reopen, says Blick

April 16, 2020, 10:06 a.m.
We’re getting more of an idea of what the easing of lockdown restrictions might look like. 
School children create fake news headline in bid to close down school

School children create fake news headline in bid to close down school

March 5, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
It could be the case that some school children are using their computer and design skills to create fake news headlin...
Canton Geneva to change school holidays in 2022

Canton Geneva to change school holidays in 2022

March 2, 2020, 9:37 a.m.
The school holidays in canton Geneva will change slightly from 2022. 
Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuch√Ętel can return to school

Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuch√Ętel can return to school

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A school child who’s been in quarantine for the last 14 days in canton Neuchatel, as he came into contact with ...
School teacher fired for watching porn in class

School teacher fired for watching porn in class

Feb. 13, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
A high school teacher in canton Bern has been fired for watching pornography in class. He was apparently photographed.
Alarm raised after man tries to lure children with sweets

Alarm raised after man tries to lure children with sweets

Jan. 31, 2020, 6:19 a.m.
Two schools in canton Bern are warning parents after a man in a black car tried to lure children with the promise of ...
Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to ground

Suspected arson as Aargau school burns to ground

Dec. 18, 2019, 9:53 a.m.
Police suspect arson after a school in canton Aargau was destroyed by fire. 
Nut allergies no longer catered for in Geneva schools

Nut allergies no longer catered for in Geneva schools

Dec. 10, 2019, 9:32 a.m.
Geneva schoolchildren who have a nut allergy are being told the schools cannot cater for their needs and they will ha...
Controversy after school stops kids singing Christian Christmas songs

Controversy after school stops kids singing Christian Christmas songs

Nov. 27, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
A school in Wil in canton Sankt Gallen is under fire after staff stopped the children from singing traditional Christ...
Decision to ban elderly school assistants 'incomprehensible'

Decision to ban elderly school assistants 'incomprehensible'

June 19, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
A decision by education authorities in canton Fribourg to ban retirees from working in schools is causing uproar.
Online dangers a reality for Swiss schoolchildren

Online dangers a reality for Swiss schoolchildren

May 24, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
School age children are exposed to worryingly high levels of cyber-bullying, internet grooming, privacy violations, p...
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