Swiss local school. Why location matters

Location matters for successful integration into local Swiss school! While Swiss public schools overall enjoy a good reputation, there are significant regional differences you should … Read more

Swiss state school

7 key features of Swiss state schools

How do Swiss state schools differ from schools in other countries? Curriculum The Swiss educational philosophy emphasises subject knowledge, self-reliance and, like the US, a … Read more

state school in Switzerland

Best schools in Zurich?

What are the best public schools in Zurich Are you looking for a good public school for your child? Did you get school recommendations from … Read more

Childcare costs in Switzerland

How to budget for high childcare costs in Switzerland A lot of working parents worry about high childcare costs in Switzerland. Parents often ask me … Read more

Homeschooling in Switzerland

Is homeschooling in English an option for international families ? International families wanting to homeschool their children in Switzerland often wonder if it is possible … Read more

German for local school

The summer is upon us and honing those hard won German skills might be far down your and your children’s holiday list. Still, you may … Read more

The Swiss school streaming maze

If you have done your research, you probably know already that secondary school in most German cantons are divided into ability streams or tracks. But … Read more