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Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung EHB

Who is included in VET, who not?

Scharnhorst, Ursula ; Kammermann, Marlise

In: Education + Training, 2020, vol. 62, no. 6, p. 645-658

Purpose The paper describes the Swiss Vocational Education and Training (VET) system, its crucial role and challenges with respect to the inclusion of vulnerable groups and investigates the effectiveness of the efforts undertaken to promote inclusion in VET so far. Design/methodology/approach Empirical research focusing on various indicators of inclusion (national monitoring data and own studies)...

Université de Neuchâtel

"On n'a pas vraiment les mêmes points de vue" – Herstellungs- und Bearbeitungsweisen von Sprachgrenzen in einer bilingualen Schulklasse in der Schweiz

Schnitzer, Anna

In: Bulletin VALS-ASLA, 2018, vol. 108, p. 91-108

Based on participant observation and biographical interviews conducted in a bilingual class at the French-(Swiss)German language border in Switzerland, the present contribution shows how belongings and differences are constructed in this field. The social arrangement of the school class is conceptualized, with reference to Norbert Elias, as a figuration of fluid power balances. The contribution...

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...

Université de Neuchâtel

Living the prison : An ethnographic study of indefinite incarceration in Switzerland

Marti, Irene ; Hertz, Ellen (Dir.) ; Hostettler, Ueli (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Université de Neuchâtel, 2020 ; TH 2820.

During the first half of the 20th century, rehabilitation served as the main paradigm for criminal policy in Switzerland, as in most so-called Western countries. However, changing demands for security and public pressure over the past decades have led to a shift towards a more punitive and hard-line approach to crime. This ‘punitive turn’ in criminal policy has produced more investment...

Université de Neuchâtel

"Un set de plus à table" : Entre accueil familial de jeunes migrant-e-s et mobilisation sociale

Wüest, Larissa ; Fresia, Marion (Dir.) ; Zittoun, Tania (Codir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2019 ; 900/447.

Résumé fourni par l'auteure : Dans le cadre de cette étude, je me suis intéressée au projet bénévole « un set de plus à table » mis en place par le Service social international (SSI). Ce projet relie des jeunes migrant.e.s à des habitant.e.s du canton de Genève, qui sont des entités relais, c’est-à-dire des familles avec enfants (ou dont les enfants ne vivent plus sous le...

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 Neuchâtel

Entre inclusion et exclusion : les marges de manoeuvre des assistant-e-s sociaux-ales dans le traitement des dossiers des personnes étrangères à l'aide sociale

Joanneton, Léa ; Beqiri, Albulenë Bunjaku ; Piguet, Etienne (Dir.)

Mémoire de master : Université de Neuchâtel, 2020.

Migration policy in Switzerland today focuses on the integration of foreigners. This orientation has been confirmed by the clarification of integration criteria with the enactment of the Law on Foreigners and Integration in 2019. Some of the requirements for residence in Switzerland are participation in economic life and the absence of dependence on social assistance for a certain category of...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Collaborating with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) providers when writing HPV vaccine review articles

Deml, Michael J. ; Dietrich, Léna G. ; Wingeier, Bernhard ; Etter, Gisela ; Gallmann, Caesar ; Berger, Christoph ; Suggs, L. Suzanne ; Huber, Benedikt M. ; Tarr, Philip E.

In: Journal of clinical medicine, 2020, vol. 9, no. 2, p. 15 p

Novel strategies are needed to address vaccine hesitancy (VH), which correlates with complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). In Switzerland, CAM providers play important roles in vaccine counseling of vaccine hesitant (VH) parents, and traditional vaccination messaging tends to overlook CAM provider perspectives. In the setting of a Swiss national research program on VH, our key strategy ...