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Innovation - Pedagogy - 16.05.2024
Medical Engineering block course wins prize for innovative teaching
Medical Engineering block course wins prize for innovative teaching

Campus - Pedagogy - 16.04.2024
The key pillars of the new Rectorate at the University of Geneva
The key pillars of the new Rectorate at the University of Geneva

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 09.04.2024
Computer science made accessible to over 10,000 children
Computer science made accessible to over 10,000 children

Environment - Pedagogy - 21.03.2024
Inauguration of the USI House of Sustainability in Airolo

Pedagogy - Campus - 20.03.2024
Are online teaching materials emptying out university classrooms?
Are online teaching materials emptying out university classrooms?
Live streaming and recorded lectures mean students can easily keep up with a class without ever setting foot in the classroom.

Pedagogy - 11.03.2024
Learning With Jigsaw: A Systematic Review Gathering All the Pieces of the Puzzle More Than 40 Years Later
New article on jigsaw learning published in Sage Journals The jigsaw classroom is a cooperative learning method designed in the late 1970s to improve the academic performance of minority children by reducing intergroup conflict and increasing self-evaluations.

Pedagogy - 11.03.2024
Almost 30% of the population has done no continuing education or training for at least five years

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 08.12.2023
ETH Zurich receives major donation and plans teaching and research centre in Germany
ETH Zurich receives major donation and plans teaching and research centre in Germany

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 10.10.2023
'I'm fascinated by the way humans learn'
’I'm fascinated by the way humans learn’

Pedagogy - 15.05.2023
Workshop helps eliminate unconscious biases
Workshop helps eliminate unconscious biases
Unconscious biases are formed by the culture and society we live in, along with our education and personal experiences.

Pedagogy - Campus - 02.12.2022
University of Bern joins European University alliance ENLIGHT
University of Bern joins European University alliance ENLIGHT

Pedagogy - 25.11.2022
ETH Zurich joins alliance of European universities
ETH Zurich joins alliance of European universities

Pedagogy - 16.11.2022
Classifying taste using explainable AI

Pedagogy - 18.10.2022
Key values for school children
Key values for school children
The values that matter most to primary school children are safety and the well-being of others. Teachers, meanwhile, also want to cultivate self-direction - in the same way that the Swiss curriculum aims to do.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 06.10.2022
University teaching under Covid: the old hands and the evaders
How did teaching staff cope with the sudden switch to online teaching during the coronavirus pandemic? Researchers from the University of Basel investigated this in collaboration with Eucor - The European Campus.

Physics - Pedagogy - 04.10.2022
Best Teaching Award caps a career educating tomorrow's physicists
Best Teaching Award caps a career educating tomorrow's physicists

Pedagogy - 26.09.2022
Raising the first-year pass rate without compromising on standards
Raising the first-year pass rate without compromising on standards
As the new academic year kicks into gear, we spoke to Simone Deparis, the executive director of EPFL's Propedeutic Center (CePro), which is aiming to raise the first-year pass rate (currently 51.5%) without lowering standards.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 26.09.2022
Smartphones, teenagers, and parents
The title of the encounter organised by L'ideatorio, USI's service for promoting scientific culture, and the USI Institute of Public Health was "Smartphones and Teenagers.

Pedagogy - 28.07.2022
Digital learning formats to plug capacity gaps
Digital learning formats to plug capacity gaps

Career - Pedagogy - 26.07.2022
Ambitious career aspirations: A balancing act between success and disappointment
Ambitious career aspirations: A balancing act between success and disappointment
Higher aspirations lead to higher achievements. At least, that is true in the context of educational and occupational aspirations, as shown by a new study co-authored by economist Dr. Reto Odermatt of the University of Basel. Unrealistically high aspirations as a teenager, however, can have a negative effect on well-being as an adult.

Pedagogy - 17.05.2022
The power of signs
The power of signs
Signs and symbols are intended to provide orientation in public spaces. Once we-ve understood their message, we take note of it and usually think no more of it.

Pedagogy - Innovation - 28.04.2022
Innovative application helps students learn to write
Innovative application helps students learn to write
EPFL startup School Rebound has developed a revolutionary application that uses artificial intelligence to help students improve their handwriting in a fun and personalized way.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 25.04.2022
Better assess the needs of people with multiple disabilities
Better assess the needs of people with multiple disabilities
A team from the University of Geneva demonstrates that eye-tracking can be used to assess the perceptual abilities of people with multiple disabilities.

Campus - Pedagogy - 25.03.2022
EPFL opens a new Makerspace for project-based learning
EPFL opens a new Makerspace for project-based learning

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 10.03.2022
Frequent External Childcare Can Affect Children's Behavior
Frequent External Childcare Can Affect Children’s Behavior
How does childcare outside of the family affect the development of children and adolescents? To answer this question, researchers at the University of Zurich surveyed around 1,300 Zurich school children, their parents and teachers. The survey suggests that the more time children spend in external daycare, the more likely they are to exhibit problematic behavior; however, this behavior generally disappears at the end of primary school.

Innovation - Pedagogy - 26.11.2021
EPFL and ETH Zurich launch their first joint doctoral programme
EPFL and ETH Zurich launch their first joint doctoral programme
Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology have teamed up to offer a new joint doctoral programme in the learning sciences.

Life Sciences - Pedagogy - 25.11.2021
Ensuring as few plankton as possible can sneak away undetected
Ensuring as few plankton as possible can sneak away undetected
How does a machine recognise plankton? In much the same way as people recognise the faces of other people.

Computer Science - Pedagogy - 19.11.2021
Jupyter Notebooks: interactive, digital tools for better learning
Jupyter Notebooks: interactive, digital tools for better learning

Campus - Pedagogy - 04.10.2021
Reward for learning with a twist of real-life research
Reward for learning with a twist of real-life research

Campus - Pedagogy - 22.09.2021
Making high-quality research possible
Making high-quality research possible

Pedagogy - Social Sciences - 02.09.2021
Good intentions don't guarantee good value
Good intentions don’t guarantee good value

Pedagogy - 02.09.2021
Those who fail productively are all the wiser
Those who fail productively are all the wiser

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 27.08.2021
Vaud elementary school teachers get training on digital education
Vaud elementary school teachers get training on digital education

Psychology - Pedagogy - 16.07.2021
Emotion and locomotion crucial from an early age
Emotion and locomotion crucial from an early age
Researchers at the University of Geneva have found that emotion knowledge, cooperative social behaviour and locomotor activity are three key skills for promoting numerical learning in children aged 3 to 6.

Pedagogy - 28.06.2021
Four videos to understand privacy

Pedagogy - 10.06.2021
'Mars Mission' attracts more than 700 students from around the world
’Mars Mission’ attracts more than 700 students from around the world
The R2T2 Mars Mission is an educational project developed at EPFL for grade-school and high-school classes that use the Thymio robot.

Pedagogy - 03.02.2021
Tactile books adapted for blind children
Tactile books adapted for blind children
Blind children do not apprehend the world in the same way as their sighted counterparts. A research team from the University of Geneva and Université Lumičre Lyon 2 have developed tactile books that are tailored specifically to their needs.

Pedagogy - 19.01.2021
Online courses reinforce inequalities
Online courses reinforce inequalities
Gifted students improve their grades when they take online courses, whereas students in difficulty do not.

Economics - Pedagogy - 05.01.2021
Poorest face dilemma in Africa's cities
Poorest face dilemma in Africa’s cities
A recent study in South Africa and Ghana shows people support government steps to combat Covid-19 but lack the infrastructure and financial security required to maintain social distancing.

Psychology - Pedagogy - 14.12.2020
Using play to “school” children's emotions
Using play to “school” children’s emotions
Pretend play promotes the development of socio-emotional competences in children aged five and six. Being socially and emotionally competent from an early age is likely to help children win acceptance by their peers, build better relationships with teachers, and facilitate academic learning.

Pedagogy - 07.12.2020
KZS Grant to Doc Marta Fadda

Campus - Pedagogy - 02.12.2020
"In-person exams are essential for ETH Zurich"

Health - Pedagogy - 28.10.2020
Coronavirus: further measures to contain the epidemic

Pedagogy - 09.09.2020
More Online Teaching for More Students at UZH

Pedagogy - Computer Science - 30.08.2020
Teaching AI to learn like a child
Teaching AI to learn like a child
As impressive as they may be, the latest AI systems are still no match for humans. Benjamin Grewe pushes for tomorrow's intelligent machines to learn the way young children do.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 19.06.2020
"Diversity is an extremely important issue for universities"

Administration - Pedagogy - 18.06.2020
"We are aiming for an optimal mix of classroom and online teaching"

Pedagogy - 29.05.2020
Is remote learning a model for the future?

Health - Pedagogy - 27.05.2020
Coronavirus: Federal Council decides on extensive easing of measures as of 6 June

Pedagogy - 29.04.2020
E-books to help families with children living under the lockdown
E-books to help families with children living under the lockdown