Multilingualism: an overlooked gift
Speaking two languages can have more advantages than you thought.
The author of this article, Jessica Beard, 16, tells us more.
A Walk Along the Schanzengraben Zurich
Enjoy a walk in Zurich along the lake, from Bellevue to the Arboretum Park.
The Swiss school system explained
The Swiss school system is not easy for outsiders to understand. A new book explains how it works, and author Margaret Oertig tells Hello Switzerland how she came to write it.
Creativity and the gift of time
Building a career is challenging enough without moving to Switzerland. For some though, the expat life creates a unique opportunity to explore creative outlets and even launch a new career. For...
Education: Is money bad for your character?
Research tells us that it is important for children to take on financial responsibilities; one franc in weekly pocket money per school grade is enough; and shopping makes us happy – even when we...
Making Yourself Anew
How moving abroad is an invitation to embrace change.
Skype piano lessions
Whether you are new to music studies or continuing, I want you to enjoy and prosper in your music education and prepare for success.
Romandie International Schools: Summer Camps
Summer camps have long been a tradition in Switzerland: place the children in a safe environment where they can indulge in all sorts of supervised but exciting outdoor sports.
Language acquisition in school children
The International School of Ticino recognizes the importance of play and social interaction for language learners. We create a fun and effective learning environment for our students.
IMI University Centre Switzerland
One of Switzerland's finest Hospitality and Management schools, IMI University Centre in Luzern offers programmes in Hotel, Tourism, Events, Culinary and Business Management.
Languages are often referred to as the key to a culture, which raises the question of how international schools can cater for the needs of an increasingly mobile, multinational and interconnected...
Swiss vote to end 'mass immigration'
Swiss voters approved a referendum to curb immigration into the country by the slimmest of margins on Sunday. The 'yes' vote on the popular initiative aimed at stopping 'mass immigration' has...
Humanium - helping children and communities across the world
Headquartered in Geneva, Humanium is an international child sponsorship NGO dedicated to stopping violations of children's rights throughout the world.
Seven Secrets to Swiss Success
In economic and political terms, Switzerland is doing better than almost any other nation worldwide. What does it do better? What's behind its competitive edge? How can it stay on top? German...
The World Peace Academy, Basel
Peace is one of the most fundamental human rights and duties. The World Peace Academy in Basel runs educational programmes promoting the right to peace for all.
A Partnership for Africa
Through improvements in early-childhood education, the Roger Federer Foundation is contributing to a brighter future for Malawi: "I want to give some of my own good fortune back to the children,"...
Basel and the New Era for Non-Profit Organizations
With its international outlook, it should come as little surprise that Basel has inspired the launch of a number of small, but dedicated, non-profit organizations.
How Switzerland Came to Be
Ten historic events that played a crucial role in making Switzerland the country it is today. (No, they don't include the founding of the confederation in 1291.)
10 Special Cases
Switzerland is a country of great diversity thanks to its geographical location and linguistic and cultural heritage. This has given rise to various unique situations in terms of the country's...
I Know I Could Write for Children
Introducing the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators to the Swiss.