Programmes

Movetia promotes and supports exchange and mobility with a variety of programmes. Different target groups in the various fields of education can benefit from them. Via the search function, find the programmes that are worth considering for your situation.

Einzelaustausch

Jugendliche unterschiedlicher Sprachregionen besuchen sich gegenseitig in ihren Familien. Die Austauschpartner/innen tauchen in eine Schweizer Gastregion ein: Nicht nur die Fremdsprache wird in realen Situationen gelernt, sondern auch verschiedene Gewohnheiten entdeckt.

Klassenaustausch

Klassen aus unterschiedlichen Sprachregionen der Schweiz besuchen sich gegenseitig und lernen bei dieser Gelegenheit eine Fremdsprache. Möglich sind gemeinsame Aktivitäten, gegenseitige Besuche oder ein zeitlich beschränkter Austausch. Movetia unterstützt Begegnungen von Klassen in der obligatorischen Schule, der Mittelschule und der Berufsschule.

Schulen im Austausch

Lehrpersonen und Schulleiter/innen haben die Möglichkeit, Unterrichtshospitationen und/oder Lehrtätigkeiten an einer Partnerschule zu absolvieren. Ziel ist es, die Kontakte zwischen Schulen und deren Personal anzuregen sowie den Austausch von Unterrichtspraktiken, den Innovationstransfer und die Vertiefung der Sprachkompetenzen zu ermöglichen.

EchangeChœurs

Das Austauschprogramm EchangeChœurs bringt Kinder- und Jugendchöre über Sprachgrenzen hinweg zusammen. Gefördert werden Chor-Austauschprojekte innerhalb der Schweiz, in denen Kinder und Jugendliche bis zu einem Alter von 25 Jahren mitwirken. 

National Exchange in Vocational Education and Training (NABB)

Apprentices and apprenticeship graduates acquire work experience in another Swiss language region. They develop linguistically, professionally and personally. Movetia supports exchange projects between vocational schools, (apprenticeship) companies, cantonal vocational education and training offices and other related organisations.

National Teacher Exchange

Prospective teachers can strengthen their linguistic and intercultural skills with an internship or a study semester in another language region of Switzerland. Teacher training institutions can launch what are called partnership projects to increase mobility.

Swiss Programme for Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the European Union programme for education, youth and sport and is one of the largest funding instruments for periods to be spent abroad and institutional collaboration worldwide

Swiss-European Mobility Programme (SEMP) / Erasmus

The Swiss Programme for Erasmus+ at tertiary level is called Swiss-European Mobility Programme SEMP. SEMP gives Swiss higher education institutions the possibility to support students as well as teaching and administrative staff doing a study-, training- or teaching-mobility in Europe with funding.

Youth in Action

Exchanges among young people at European level: Youth in Action supports organisations and youth workers in various projects.  In this way, the participants widen their network, get valuable new ideas for their work and enable young people to have experiences that leave a lasting impression. 

Language assistants programme

Gathering initial professional experience as a teacher, while at the same time improving their knowledge of languages and gaining valuable intercultural experience: those are the possibilities for language assistants at host schools at home and abroad. Host schools benefit from authentic and motivating language instruction.

International Programme

The International Programme enables Swiss actors in the field of education  and youth work to implement projects aimed at networking, creating training opportunities or developing the quality of institutional processes in cooperation with European and non-European organisations.

International Classroom

Collaborating and developing a joint project: an exchange encounter between Swiss and non-European classes inspires lower and upper secondary school pupils.

Kantonale Programme

Einzelne Kantone betreiben Austausch- und Mobilitätsprogramme für Gruppen oder Einzelpersonen. Dieses Programme richten sich an Schülerinnen und Schüler, Lernende, Lehrpersonen oder Schulen des jeweiligen Kantons und werden teilweise in Zusammenarbeit mit Partnerkantonen angeboten. Einige Angebote stehen auch anderen Kantonen offen. 

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Movetia promotes and supports exchange and mobility in initial and continuing education and training as well as in the extra-curricular field.

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Project description

Alliances for innovation Higher Education

Alliances for Innovation are an Erasmus+ project format. The format encourages strategic cooperation among higher education and vocational education and training actors within the broader socio-economic environment. The focus is on enterprises and research. Necessary skills, knowledge and abilities are identified and developed with regard to labour market trends and innovation and sustainability in general and vocational education.

Alliances for innovation Vocational Education and Training

Alliances for Innovation are an Erasmus+ project format. The format encourages strategic cooperation among higher education and vocational education and training actors within the broader socio-economic environment. The focus is on enterprises and research. Necessary skills, knowledge and abilities are identified and developed with regard to labour market trends and innovation and sustainability in general and vocational education.

Austausch & Wissenschaft

Einen Tag in die Naturwissenschaft eintauchen? – Hiermit ist es möglich! Schülerinnen und Schüler der 6.-9. Klasse (8.-11. HarmoS) aus der Deutschschweiz und der Romandie begegnen sich während einem Tag an der École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).

Centres of Vocational Excellence

Centres of Vocational Excellence are an Erasmus+ programme project format. Thanks to its bottom-up approach to the development process, this project format is focussed on the promotion of cooperative platforms that are nationally and locally anchored as well as internationally networked and seek to address sector-specific interests or societal challenges. The format also encourages cooperation between countries that want to further develop their vocational education systems.

Class exchange

School classes from different language regions of Switzerland meet up to immerse themselves in another culture and use a foreign language by conversing with other pupils of the same age in a fun way. Exchanging ideas and sharing experiences with their peers make learning a foreign language fun for the pupils. The class exchange funding programme supports visits from elementary, secondary and vocational school classes. As part of the class exchange funding programme and in collaboration with various institutions in the field of culture and education, Movetia is also developing new and innovative forms of theme-based exchanges between school classes within Switzerland.

Cooperation partnerships Higher Education

Cooperation partnerships are one of the Erasmus+ project formats. They make it possible for institutions of school education, vocational training, Higher education, adult education and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partner institutions from Europe. Knowledge and experiences are exchanged and innovative approaches to education are developed in international networks. This in turn also benefits the Swiss educational landscape.

Cooperation partnerships Vocational Education and Training

Cooperation partnerships are one of the Erasmus+ project formats. They make it possible for institutions of school education, vocational training, Higher education, adult education and extracurricular youth work to cooperate with partner institutions from Europe. Knowledge and experiences are exchanged and innovative approaches to education are developed in international networks. This in turn also benefits the Swiss educational landscape.

EchangeChœurs

Das Austauschprogramm EchangeChœurs bringt Kinder- und Jugendchöre über Sprachgrenzen hinweg zusammen. Gefördert werden Chor-Austauschprojekte innerhalb der Schweiz, in denen Kinder und Jugendliche bis zu einem Alter von 25 Jahren mitwirken (max. 10% dürfen älter sein, jedoch nicht über 30 Jahre).

Einzelaustausch

Zeit mit Gleichaltrigen verbringen und gemeinsame Abendteuer erleben, motiviert Jugendliche sich für die Fremdsprache zu interessieren, die sie in der Schule lernen. Jugendliche aus verschiedenen Sprachregionen können während den Ferien oder der Schulzeit einen Austausch machen. Movetia unterstützt den Austausch durch die Vermittlung eines/r Austauschpartners/in. 

European Continuing Education and Training

Taking part in a European training course of Youth in Action is an opportunity for anyone who would like to network in youth work in the whole of Europe or wants to implement international projects or discuss everyday issues of youth work with colleagues from all over Europe. The options offered are extremely varied and taking part is straightforward and inexpensive.

European Mobility Vocational Education and Training

VET institutions can support their learners, recent VET graduates or VET professionals in a targeted way with a period abroad in Europe –linguistically, professionally, culturally, socially, personally.

European Mobility for Adult Education staff

Offering your staff a continuing education and training opportunity abroad means contributing to their personal and professional development. It also creates an international network of contacts that adds a new dimension to your institution. Mobility projects involve completing job-shadowing periods, continuing education and training (lectures, seminars, conferences, etc.) or teaching assignments in Europe for the staff of adult education institutions.

European Mobility school education

Within the framework of mobility projects, teachers and other school staff can undertake further training, job shadowings and teaching activities in other European countries. Learning stays by pupils are also supported.

European Universities

This project format of Erasmus+ supports excellence projects from European university associations. Higher education institutions throughout Europe test and establish comprehensive institutional and transnational cooperation in teaching, research, innovation and services. This benefits the European and Swiss higher education area as a whole.

European Voluntary Service

With the European Voluntary Service, organisations make it possible for young people (adolescents or young adults) to do a voluntary service stint from between two weeks and twelve months, which is of public benefit and gives participants a personal learning experience.

Holiday exchange

Der Ferienaustausch bietet 11- bis 18-jährigen Jugendlichen die Möglichkeit, eine bis zwei Wochen lang in einer Familie in einer anderen Sprachregion der Schweiz zu leben. Anschliessend empfangen sie ihre Austauschpartnerin/ihren Austauschpartner in der eigenen Familie. Die angemeldeten Personen werden mit einem/einer Austauschpartner/in der gewünschten Sprachregion vermittelt. Die Jugendlichen verbringen die Zeit gemeinsam nacheinander in beiden Familien.

Impariamo insieme

Mit Impariamo insieme erleben Jugendliche der Sekundarstufen I und II einen gegenseitigen Einzelaustausch, während der Schulzeit, von jeweils zwei Wochen. Der Austausch findet zwischen Tessiner/innen und Schüler/innen, welche die italienische Sprache lernen, statt. Während des insgesamt vierwöchigen Austauschs wohnen die Schüler/innen beim Austauschpartner / bei der Austauschpartnerin und besuchen den Schulunterricht vor Ort.

Inspired Teaching

In Zusammenarbeit mit der Gebert Rüf Stiftung hat Movetia das Programm Inspired Teaching entwickelt. Dieses bietet finanzielle Unterstützung, um inspirierende Austauscherfahrungen an der eigenen Institution weiterzuentwickeln.

International Programme

Organisations active in the fields of formal and non-formal education in Switzerland use international cooperation projects to support networking and the exchange of experience, to develop educational opportunities and to strengthen the recognition and attractiveness of the Swiss educational system beyond its borders.

Kantonale Programme

Einzelne Kantone betreiben Austausch- und Mobilitätsprogramme für Gruppen oder Einzelpersonen. Dieses Programme richten sich an Schülerinnen und Schüler, Lernende, Lehrpersonen oder Schulen des jeweiligen Kantons und werden teilweise in Zusammenarbeit mit Partnerkantonen angeboten. Einige Angebote stehen auch anderen Kantonen offen. 

Language Assistants Programme

Language assistants bring a breath of fresh air to classrooms. They add a new dimension to lessons with insights into the culture of their native country and, thereby, motivate pupils to learn other languages. At the same time, they gain initial professional experience and improve their own knowledge of languages. The host schools benefit from additional teaching possibilities.

Lern- und Austauschplattform Realto

Realto ist eine von der EPFL und den Verbundpartnern entwickelte Lern- und Austauschplattform, die viele Vorteile bringt.

Mobility Projects for Youth Workers

Networking and exchanges between qualified youth workers from different countries are aimed at supporting the development of quality in youth work in Switzerland.

National Exchange in Vocational Education and Training

Vocational education and training organisations receive funding and other support for their exchange project through the National Exchange in Vocational Education and Training (NABB) programme.

National teacher exchange

Movetia creates a wide-ranging offer for teacher training. With various types of projects, the institutions, their students and newly qualified teachers are supported in carrying out mobility activities or initiating partnership projects within Switzerland.

Nationaler ausserschulischer Jugendaustausch

Im Herbst 2021 kann Movetia einzelne Pilotprojekte der Jugendarbeit im nationalen Rahmen unterstützen. Diese Pilotprojekte sollen dazu dienen, neue Formate auszuprobieren, welche möglicherweise nach ihrer Evaluation in ein neues Förderprogramm überführt werden können. Die beiden Formate «Austausch für alle – leicht gemacht» und «Parlez-vous gioventù miteinander?» sollen einen niederschwelligen Austausch innerhalb der Schweiz ermöglichen und Lust auf Mehr machen. Die Antragsfrist für beide Projektformate ist der 31. August 2021, die Projekte sollen zwischen Oktober 2021 und Januar 2022 durchgeführt werden.

Schulen im Austausch

Lehrpersonen und Schulleiter/innen können über das Förderprogramm „Schulen im Austausch“ einfach und schnell Förderung für ihre Austausch- und Mobilitätsprojekte erhalten.

Thematische Begegnungen mit Klassen

Movetia erarbeitet neue Formen des Austauschs innerhalb der Schweiz und stellt Angebote bereit, die Lehrpersonen und ihren Klassen themenspezifische Begegnungsmöglichkeiten bieten. Im Rahmen dieser Projekte werden neuartige Ideen in die Tat umgesetzt.

Weiterbildung zur interkulturellen Sensibilisierung für die Sek-I-Lehrpersonen

Austausch und Mobilität fördern die interkulturellen Kompetenzen. Aber wie können Lehrpersonen diesen Prozess in einer nachhaltigen und reflektierten Art für die Schüler/innen gestalten? Movetia unterstützt Sie mit einem neuen Angebot: Eine zweitägige Weiterbildung zur interkulturellen Sensibilisierung für Lehrpersonen der Sekundarstufe I.

Youth Exchange

In a Youth Exchange, young people learn how others in their age group live in other countries. With the various youth groups carrying out a joint project, fresh perspectives open up for the young people and they develop a sense of responsibility and self-confidence.

Youth and Politics

Through transnational projects in the Youth and Politics sphere, young people experience political participation and democratic processes in practice. Together with young people from other countries and with decision-makers, they discuss topics relating to youth policy.

Youth in Action

Youth in Action promotes European exchange and cross-boarder cooperation in the youth field. Youth exchanges with groups of young people from different countries, continuing training meetings all over Europe or transnational cooperation projects for the purpose of quality development Youth in Action supports organisations and youth workers in various projects.