Learning Curve focuses on the challenges of equipping students with the skills needed for jobs that do not yet exist. We also explore the role of private schools in Swiss society and address how Switzerland aims to maintain its competitive edge as a premium leader in education.
Computational thinking, coding, and hacking are the essential skills needed for Switzerland to maintain its competitive edge. In a conversation with CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne, the founder of We Are Play Lab Foundation, Cristina Riesen, explains how Switzerland is leading the way when it comes to transforming education.
Listening is the most important skill of the future. That's according to Professor Peter Lorange, chairman of Lorange Network. In conversation with CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne, Lorange explains why employers need to break with tradition and start looking for employees with unconventional career paths.
Families who move around a lot, especially from country to country can face a number of challenges. These include keeping the education of their children on track. A private school in Zurich is trying to help them cope with changes such as a different school system, as well as sometimes new languages. Amanda Kayne has met the Head of the Inter-Community School Zurich, Mary-Lyn Campbell, who told us more about her approach.
Staying true to your passion is the theme of Learning Curve. CNNMoney Switzerland's Amanda Kayne speaks to Patrick Cettier, Faculty ETH Zurich, CEO & Founder Prio Partners. He explains why a CV that successfully demonstrates consistency across what you love, will get employers falling at your feet.
Brought up in the slums of India by his teacher mother, Lawrence Rajendran, Head of Cell- and System Biology at the University of Zurich, tells CNNMoney Switzerland why there is a disconect between education and employment. He explains how the world could better tap the resources that comes out of rural universities. "Lawrie", as he is fondly called, stands by fasting in your middle age as a means to curing the onset of Alzheimer's disease. He is also the founder of Sciencematters.io, a new online platform in Zurich with global ambitions to put observation back at the core of the scientific work.