Nut allergies no longer catered for in Geneva schoolsDec. 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...
Lugano couple on trial for 17-year sexual abuse of their kidsNov. 14, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
A couple in Lugano are on trial for allegedly sexually abusing their two children for the past 17 years.
Public transport drivers intolerant to young childrenNov. 7, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Parents in Zurich are complaining bus and tram drivers are intolerant to young children and are refusing to allow str...
Man jailed for the abuse of 19 girls aged 5 to 9Sept. 26, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A man has been jailed for six years and banned from working with children for 10 years after being convicted by a Gen...
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...
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.
Car slams into pedestrians in SchwyzJune 4, 2019, 9:39 a.m.
A serious accident in canton Schwyz injured two 11-year-old children and a 45-year-old cyclist.
Career break mothers lose out financially even when they’re back at workMay 24, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
Mothers in Switzerland can lose around three per cent of their lifetime earnings for every year they spend bringing u...
Online dangers a reality for Swiss schoolchildrenMay 24, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
School age children are exposed to worryingly high levels of cyber-bullying, internet grooming, privacy violations, p...
Six thousand Swiss ‘contract children’ paid compensation by the governmentMay 21, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
Some 6,000 claims for compensation for victims of forced labour and abuse have been dealt with, according to the Fede...
Child obesity figures show health campaigns workingApril 26, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A health organization says it’s pleased at new figures showing how many children are overweight in Switzerland.
School trips under threat after court rulingOct. 31, 2018, 6:22 a.m.
School trips are under threat after the Federal Court ruled parents can’t be forced to pay for them.
Child-Sex offenders banned from working with children for lifeOct. 11, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
The government has said anyone who has been convicted of a sexual offence against a child will be barred from working...
School children escape bus fire in tunnelOct. 5, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
A group of French school children had a narrow escape when their bus caught fire in a tunnel in canton Jura.
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...
Geneva set to bring in minimum age for tobacco buyingAug. 30, 2018, 7:47 a.m.
Geneva is to bring in a minimum age for buying tobacco. It may surprise you to learn the canton currently has no l...
Swiss MP under-fire for publishing school listJuly 9, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
A Swiss People’s Party MP is under fire for publishing the names of school children in Dübendorf on Facebo...
Lone parents warned about travelling with childrenJune 26, 2018, 7:14 a.m.
Lone parents travelling with children are being warned they face delays at airport passport controls if they can&rsqu...
Thousands of school kids out and about todayJune 19, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
You’re likely to find hordes of school children on the streets, on the buses and trains today.
Tens of thousands of children at risk in SwitzerlandJune 14, 2018, 6:48 a.m.
Up to 50,000 children are listed as at risk of abuse every year in Switzerland.
Children playing with lighter start fireApril 24, 2018, 7:56 a.m.
Four children playing with a lighter in canton Graubünden caused a forest fire which also burnt down a hall. The...
Petition launched to can smacking childrenNov. 14, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
A petition is to be launched to force a vote to ban smacking children in Switzerland.
Teachers call for more controls of sponsorship in the classroomOct. 17, 2017, 6:48 a.m.
Teachers from German speaking countries, including Switzerland, say there should be more controls over sponsorship de...
Swiss teachers issue notice they don't work for parentsOct. 9, 2017, 6:17 a.m.
The Swiss Teachers Association has published a new guide which makes clear teachers do not work for parents.