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Université de Fribourg

New material of “Eurysternidae” (Thalassochelydia, Pan-Cryptodira) from the Kimmeridgian of the Swiss Jura Mountains

Püntener, Christian ; Anquetin, Jérémy ; Billon-Bruyat, Jean-Paul

In: Palaeovertebrata, 2020, vol. 43, no. 1, p. e2

The region of Porrentruy (Swiss Jura Mountains) is known for its rich and diverse assemblage of Late Jurassic coastal marine turtles (Thalassochelydia). Dominated by the “Plesiochelyidae”, this assemblage also includes representatives of the two other thalassochelydian groups, the “Thalassemydidae” and “Eurysternidae.” In this study, we present new shell-based material from Porrentruy...

Haute Ecole pédagogique Fribourg

Corporate Cosmopolitanism: Making an Asset of Diversity and Mobility at Swiss International Schools

Rey, Jeanne ; Bolay, Matthieu

In: ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies, 2020, vol. 19, no. 1, p. 106-130

This article explores the subjective spatial relations that international schools in Switzerland seek to produce within the cosmopolitan enclaves they form. Based on ethnographic fieldwork at 21 international schools in Switzerland, we scrutinize practices related to diversity and mobility, which international schools construe as the main vehicles leading to the desired attributes of...

Université de Fribourg

Langue d’origine et langue de scolarisation : dans quelle mesure les compétences en littéracie sont-elles transférables ? : Une synthèse = Herkunftssprache und Schulsprache: sind Literalitätskompetenzen übertragbar?: Das Wichtigste in Kürze

Lambelet, Amelia ; Berthele, Raphael ; Vanhove, Jan ; Desgrippes, Magalie ; Pestana, Carlos ; Decandio, Fabricio

(Rapports du Centre scientifique de compétence sur le plurilinguisme)

The project Heritage language and school language: are literacy skills transferable? (HELASCOT) addresses the linguistic development in migrant children of Portuguese descent in Switzerland. It focuses primarily on the children’s literacy skills (reading comprehension and writing skills) in their heritage language (i.e. Portuguese) and in the language of instruction in the region in which...

Université de Fribourg

Leaving peace for war : An exploratory study of Swiss men’s trajectories toward engagement in Arab conflicts

Ajil, Ahmed

In:, 2019, vol. 2, no. 3, p. Article: 2.3

While the issue of foreign fighting has been very present in Swiss public discourse in recent years, little is known about the actual trajectories of young men who engage in this particular form of political violence. Based primarily on face-to-face in-depth interviews with four Swiss male nationals who travelled to conflict zones in the Arab World, the present analysis offers insights into the...

Université de Fribourg

Judihui oder Schweizuntergang: Mehrsprachigkeit und Vielfalt im sprachenpolitischen Diskurs

Berthele, Raphael

In: D. Thürer & R. Blindenbacher (Eds.), Embracing Differences. Wertschätzung des Andersseins. Zürich - Basel - Genève: Schulthess, pp. 27–38

Université de Fribourg

Routine workers in an increasingly automated world of work : Evidence from Switzerland

Kurer, Thomas

In:, 2019, vol. 1, no. 2, p. Article: 1.2

This paper explores the distributional consequences of technological change on midskilled routine workers in Switzerland in three steps: (1) The first part studies aggregate trends in the labor market and confirms the pattern of an eroding middle:The disadvantages of technological progress are concentrated on routine workers whose share in the labor force has drastically declined over time. (2)...

Université de Fribourg

Editorial - Erosion of the Middle Class?

Budowski, Monica ; Schief, Sebastian

In:, 2019, vol. 1, no. 1, p. Article: 1.1

Université de Fribourg

Changer le travail ou changer la société ? : Les hackers entre conformation à l'ordre social et volonté d'innover

Zufferey, Eric ; Surdez, Muriel (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Fribourg, 2018.

Changing workplace or society? Hackers between compliance with the social order and the will to innovate. This thesis looks at hacking as source of social change, or even subversion of the social order. Hacking involves self-directed learning and remove social barriers between hobbyists, professionals and activists. Therefore, it raises the hope to renew the access to knowledge and the role of...

Université de Fribourg

Schlussbericht zum Projekt ‚Ergebnisbezogene Evaluation des Französischunterrichts in der 6. Klasse (HarmoS 8) in den sechs Passepartout-Kantonen‘ : durchgeführt von Juni 2015 bis März 2019 am Institut für Mehrsprachigkeit der Universität und der Pädagogischen Hochschule Freiburg im Auftrag der Passepartout-Kantone

Wiedenkeller, Eva ; Lenz, Peter ; Studer, Thomas

In den Kantonen BS und SO sowie in den deutschsprachigen Teilen der Kantone BE, FR und VS wird seit dem Schuljahr 2011/12, im Kanton BL seit dem Schuljahr 2012/13, Französisch als erste Fremdsprache ab der 5. Klasse (Zählung nach HarmoS) nach dem Passepartout-Lehrplan bzw. nach einem gemeinsamen Konzept und mit einem gemeinsamen Lehrmittel unterrichtet. Die Ziele, Inhalte und der Aufbau des...