Articles: Education

McKay Interview: Genevois Public Transport with Anne Hornung-Soukup (12 November 2018)

McKay Interview: Genevois Public Transport with Anne Hornung-Soukup (12 November 2018)

The McKay Interview

  Anne Hornung-Soukup is the president of TPG, the transport public genevois. With the TPG network spanning across the French-Swiss border, there are a lot of factors to consider in running...

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Swiss Up! - Jewish history

Swiss Up! - Jewish history

Swiss Up!

    Around 3,000 Orthodox Jews live in Switzerland, part of a larger number of Swiss Jews. They have a rich history in Switzerland that Dario explains to us today on Swiss Up! &n...

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Swiss Up! - Big Pharma in Basel

Swiss Up! - Big Pharma in Basel

Swiss Up!

  It all began with acids, apparently, which were difficult to transport long distances; then came clothing dyes before finally pharmaceuticals were produced. Confused? You won't be aft...

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Swiss Up! - Women finally get the vote

Swiss Up! - Women finally get the vote

Swiss Up!

  Switzerland may be progressive in some senses, but it was very late to give women to vote. Find out on today's episode of Swiss Up! how women finally reached equality in the voting se...

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Learn More Studying in the United States Part 2 (30 October 2018)

Learn More Studying in the United States Part 2 (30 October 2018)

Learn More

    On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at applying to universities in the US and what it takes to be accepted. Part two of a two-part series....

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Learn More Studying in the United States Part 1 (30 October 2018)

Learn More Studying in the United States Part 1 (30 October 2018)

Learn More

  On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at applying to universities in the US and what it takes to be accepted. Part one of a two-part series.  ...

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Kids In Mind: Diagnoses 4 (25 Oct 2018)

Kids In Mind: Diagnoses 4 (25 Oct 2018)

Kids in Mind

    On this week's Kids in Mind, Dr Rebecca Weber examines the difference and similarities between learning disorders and mental disorders. Are attention disorders, such as ADHD...

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Kids In Mind: Diagnoses 3 (18 Oct 2018)

Kids In Mind: Diagnoses 3 (18 Oct 2018)

Kids in Mind

    On this week's Kids in Mind, Dr Rebecca Weber examines treating children and adolescents who may have psychiatric problems. Can mental health treatment only happen in a clin...

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Swiss Up! -  Pestalozzi and the education revolution

Swiss Up! - Pestalozzi and the education revolution

Swiss Up!

    A trained clergy man, farmer and finally educator, Pestalozzi is famous for reforming Swiss education. Find out more about his philosophy that revolutionised the schooling syste...

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Swiss Up! - Freddie Mercury in Montreux

Swiss Up! - Freddie Mercury in Montreux

Swiss Up!

What's the link between Switzerland and Queen, the band? Find out in today's episode of Swiss Up! where Dario tells us why Montreux has a Freddie Mercury statue...

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ESCA Cancer Support

ESCA Cancer Support

The Breakfast Show

Nicola Bowers from ESCA cancer support talks to Mark about the english-speaking association and how they offer support and counselling services in English. A service available to anyone needing can...

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Learn More Preparing For Tomorrow (8 October 2018)

Learn More Preparing For Tomorrow (8 October 2018)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at the new relationship between technology and classrooms, exploring how schools are preparing children for the digital wo...

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Learn More: Expat School Choice (1 October 2018)

Learn More: Expat School Choice (1 October 2018)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks at the choices expats have with schools in Switzerland - and how demand is not what it once was.

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Learn More: Extra-Curricula Activities (24 September 2018)

Learn More: Extra-Curricula Activities (24 September 2018)

Learn More

Today Sean Power from the Institut Florimont on how and why schools place a high value on what kids can do outside the classroom - extra-curricula activities. Good decisions here can make a differe...

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Learn More: The Modern School (17 September 2018)

Learn More: The Modern School (17 September 2018)

Learn More

On this week's Learn More, Sean Power from the Institut Florimont looks at how parents should choose the best school for their child - and the grown-ups need to understand that schools today are ve...

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Learn More:  School Choice (10 September 2018)

Learn More: School Choice (10 September 2018)

Learn More

Today Sean Power from the Institut Florimont looks at what schools parents choose. Is it right to say that expats tend to choose private schools? Not so, says Sean.

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Learn More:  Starting School (3 September 2018)

Learn More: Starting School (3 September 2018)

Learn More

On this week's show, Sean Power from the Insitut Florimont looks the specific challenges schools can have at the beginning of the academic year.

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A mouthwatering exhibition at the Chateau de Chillon

A mouthwatering exhibition at the Chateau de Chillon

Mid Morning Mix

Noémie Enz, Cultural Mediation Manager, explains the mouthwatering exhibition about medieval food and drink at the Chateau de Chillon.

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Walking with Dinosaurs - talking to the people that bring dinosaurs to life

Walking with Dinosaurs - talking to the people that bring dinosaurs to life

Mid Morning Mix

Katt meets WALKING WITH DINOSAURS's Resident Director Ian Waller and Lead Voodoo Operator Amanda Maddock at the Geneva Arena. 

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Swiss Up! - Assisted Suicide

Swiss Up! - Assisted Suicide

Swiss Up!

Today Dario discusses legally assisted suicide in Switzerland and how it's different to taking one's own life. How much does it cost, what does it exist for, and what is Switzerland doing t...

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Swiss Up! The correlation between the Nobel prize & chocolate

Swiss Up! The correlation between the Nobel prize & chocolate

Swiss Up!

When was the most recent Nobel prize awarded to a Swiss person and what for? Figure it all out in today's episode of Swiss Up! with Dario

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Learn More: Digital Skills (11 June 2018)

Learn More: Digital Skills (11 June 2018)

Learn More

On this week’s edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont examines digital skills

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Learn More: Learning  Environment (4 June 2016)

Learn More: Learning Environment (4 June 2016)

Learn More

On this week’s edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont discusses how important the school environment is for learning

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Learn More: Private Means International? (21 May 2018)

Learn More: Private Means International? (21 May 2018)

Learn More

On this week’s edition of Learn More, Sean Power, Director General of the Institut Florimont discusses does a private school in Switzerland automatically mean an international school?

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