Ticino publishes new guidelines for schools reopeningJuly 17, 2020, 10:40 a.m.
Canton Ticino has published new guidelines for when schools reopen at the end of the summer.
New regulations for lockdown easing beginMay 11, 2020, 9:52 a.m.
Entering Switzerland is now a little easier. New regulations that come into force today allow for business meeti...
More people worrying about the state of the economy than the virusApril 8, 2020, 9:50 a.m.
More and more people are now getting worried about the state of the economy more than the virus.
Zurich minister says schools could be shut for monthsMarch 16, 2020, 9:26 a.m.
Schools across the country could be closed for several months – that’s the view of the Zurich minister of...
Ticino announces state of emergencyMarch 12, 2020, 10:05 a.m.
Canton Ticino has announced a state of emergency and launched a series of measures designed to limit the spread of Co...
Vaud schools to trial gender neutral toiletsFeb. 14, 2020, 10:20 a.m.
The canton of Vaud is go ahead trialing gender neutral toilets in two schools.
1 in 3 children don't speak Swiss language at schoolAug. 19, 2019, 9:48 a.m.
Swiss schools are facing increased pressures as the number of new students who don’t speak the relevant languag...
Extra German lessons fee proposed for Thurgau schoolsFeb. 12, 2019, 7:09 a.m.
Education authorities in canton Thurgau want to charge parents a fee for extra German lessons for primary school chil...
Canton Geneva to defend excluding France school kidsFeb. 4, 2019, 10:02 a.m.
Canton Geneva is likely to be back in court defending its decision not to allow children who live in France to attend...
Geneva schools dealing with former dropoutsSept. 19, 2018, 6:01 a.m.
Schools in canton Geneva are dealing with hundreds of ‘reintegrating’ pupils.
Children taught their rights relating to climate changeSept. 5, 2018, 9:32 a.m.
Teachers are being given new materials to make sure their classes are fully up to date with the latest on climate cha...
World maps replaced in Geneva schools after diplomatic blunderAug. 30, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
The maps of the world on the walls of Geneva schools are changed every year to make sure they’re up to date.
Petition to end teacher burnoutJuly 9, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Teachers in Switzerland are suffering from burnout.
Turkish diplomats wanted by Swiss authoritiesJune 19, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Two Turkish diplomats have had arrest warrants issued against them for the planning of a kidnapping of a Swiss citizen.
Turkey accused of spreading propaganda in Swiss schoolsMay 8, 2018, 8:01 a.m.
Turkish authorities are being accused of spreading propaganda in Swiss schools by using plays and reenactments to por...
Schools urged to rethink information posted on line after murdersMarch 26, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
Schools are being urged to think carefully about information they post on line about their students, classes and any ...
Geneva to get stricter on non-residents in schoolsFeb. 9, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
Geneva is clamping down on non-residents sending their children to school in the canton. Currently there are about 2,...
Educational video on Switzerland likened to 'stoned smurfs'Nov. 20, 2017, 6:27 a.m.
An educational video about Switzerland has appeared on You Tube, and it’s not going down well. The video is ...
Valais gets tough with ski schoolsNov. 15, 2017, 9:38 a.m.
Canton Valais is to get tough with ski schools. Authorities want to make sure the rules are followed. Currently at le...
Geneva commune makes unfortunate racial gaffOct. 11, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
The Geneva commune of Grand Saconnex has found itself embroiled in a strange anti-Semitism argument.
Parliament rejects compulsory hand shaking in schoolsSept. 28, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
The Swiss parliament has rejected a motion making it mandatory for school students to shake their teachers’ hands.
Canton Graubünden could favour English in schoolsMay 5, 2017, 7:19 a.m.
Graubünden voters will be allowed to vote on allowing only one foreign language to be taught in primary schools ...
Hundreds of school students protest school cutsApril 6, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Hundreds of school students demonstrated across the country yesterday against education budget cuts.
Canton Aargau may find its schools isolated after SundayFeb. 9, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
One canton may find itself with a unique school system after Sunday. Over the past few years, cantons have been harmo...