Development Cooperation - Switzerland's Multifaceted Commitment
The offering of teaching materials is meant to arouse the interest of pupils beginning with the secondary-school1st level for the core concerns of development cooperation. It shows them thewide-ranging forms, interests and actors associated with development cooperation, illustrating it all withexamples of projects and accessory materials.
A number of short films provide an insight into the SDC’s mission
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The SDC website is a good place to prepare your lessons on international cooperation. Here you will find useful information and materials, for example:
- A short description of SDC and its work
- Documentation on SDC
- The names of newspapers, magazines and books on all subjects connected with international cooperation which can be ordered or downloaded from the Internet.
- Our magazine "One World" to which you can subscribe free of charge.
The Foundation Education and Development offers support for your teaching
Find a comprehensive list of what we offer and other information at: http://www.globaleducation.ch/index.html
Also available on line is an up-to-date catalogue of more than 800 teaching materials. The catalogue contains a wide selection of background material, class sets, media packages, CD ROMs, videos and theme kits for a variety of uses in instruction. A brief description and suggested learning levels of the individual materials make it easier to prepare for classes.
The main themes:
German part of Switzerland:
French part of Switzerland:
Further Links and Contacts
- Documentation center Alliance Sud
Monbijoustrasse 31, PO Box 6735, 3001 Bern
Telefon +41 (0)31 390 93 37
Alliance Sud Documentation
Avenue de Cours 1, 1007 Lausannne
Tel +41 (0)21 612 00 86
Alliance Sud Documentazione
Via Moncucco 1, cp 516, 6903 Lugano
Tel: +41 (0)91 967 38 40
Fax +41 (0)91 966 02 46
- NEDS - The Network of Swiss Development Documentation Centres
- General media center for schools and teachers, e.g. the "Zurich
University of Teacher Education PH Zurich".
- FDFA's Lecture Service is available to school groups and institutions for lectures and
- The brochure "Working in internationale cooperation" [in german][in french] published by cinfo
provides you with a good overview of Switzerland's international cooperation efforts. Find more useful documents on the page "Infos&Downloads".
- United Nation Cyberschoolbus is an online education component of the Global Teaching and Learning Project, whose mission is to promote education about international issues and the United Nations.
Additional Information and Documents
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