First International Baccalaureate Program

Just in: Delta school first to offer International Baccalaureate program   IB-MYP to give students a ‘global perspective’ as interest in the program grows. Comment provided by the BC Ministry of Education. Southpointe Academy is poised to become the first school in the Delta district of British Columbia to be a fully authorized International Baccalaureate […]

School Principal Job – Vancouver Westside German School

Help Wanted! The Vancouver Westside German School (VWGS) currently invites applications for the position of School Principal. This is a position with a multi-year commitment, renewable on an annual basis, starting May 1st, 2016. The Vancouver Westside German School ( is a non-profit charitable organization founded in 1992. It offers an after-school German language program […]

100 Years of Swiss Abroad

Fact Sheet for Swiss If you would like to be included in the book “100 Years of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad”, please download the form here: ASO_Buch_Concept_EN_151209” target=”_blank”>Organisation of Swiss Abroad Book on “the 100 years of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad” Fact sheet A. Profile Name First name Country of residence […]

Seeking Swiss Living Abroad!

Dear Sir, Madam, The centenary of the Organisation of the Swiss Abroad (OSA) presents a wonderful opportunity for the OSA and the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs to show the world who our country’s ambassadors are. Indeed, you are the face of Switzerland abroad. In association with the OSA, next year Presence Switzerland, the unit […]

German Media in Canada and USA

Sometimes I like to see what is going on (or not going on anymore) in the German Community on the west coast. If you just have a look at this short list of German-related publications or media, you can see that there have been many changes over the years, especially lately. So many Germans came […]

Video Wettbewerb

Fwd: Video-Wettbewerb der Fachberater 2016 – 5-15 Jahre‏ Video-/Podcastingwettbewerb 2016 Liebe Schülerinnen und Schüler, beim diesjährigen Video-/Podcastingwettbewerb der Fachberater in Kanada geht es um das Thema: “Kleider machen Leute” “Muss ich das anziehen?” …. “Darf ich das tragen?” … “Ich verkleide mich als …” “Wie siehst du denn aus?” … “Heute zieh’ ich mich mal […]