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Society taboo Young carers face many obstacles

Switzerland’s first ever figures show that almost 8% of children aged 10-15 are young carers – far more than previously thought.

Democracy players Anja Wyden Guelpa: taking democracy to today’s youth

Anja Wyden Guelpa, chief of staff of Geneva's government, is considered one of the most active promoters of democracy in Switzerland. 

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HIGH education = high price? Do Swiss universities offer the best value for money?

Here is a meta-analysis by swissinfo.ch that combines the most popular university rankings to find out which ones are the best bargains.

Universitas 21 Swiss maintain second spot in higher ed rankings

Switzerland’s higher education system has once again been ranked second worldwide in the 2018 Universitas 21 report.

Children's rights UN body nominee decries child abuse in Switzerland

swissinfo.ch meets the psychologist Switzerland is proposing for the monitoring body of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

Reuters ranking Swiss universities among Europe’s most innovative

Five Swiss institutions have made it into the Reuters ranking of Europe’s most innovative universities.

Training for success Most Swiss apprentices find work quickly

Some 85% of Swiss graduating from an apprenticeship find a job within three months; almost half of them stay loyal to the employer who trained them.

Easyvote survey Don’t trust political journalists, Swiss youth say

Young citizens in Switzerland appear to lose interest in political information and trust in media is waning according to an opinion poll.