9 & 10 Nov. 2018

In recognition of the continuing challenge to increase gender diversity within STEM and Computer Science, the International School of Lausanne is partnering with GirlsCoding.org to host a Girls Codeathon on Friday 9 November and Saturday 10 November, 2018. 

We are inviting girls aged 12-15 from across Suisse Romande to join us. The event is free and girls will be provided with meals (Friday dinner, Saturday breakfast and lunch) and snacks, as well as a GirlsCoding T-Shirt. They will need to bring a wifi capable laptop.

The event will introduce concepts of computational thinking and programming with Python with a number of breakout electives being planned for the Saturday. Additionally there will be a number of presentations from women in the field discussing their perspective on the challenges and opportunities for young women interested in Computer Science.

Date and time: Thursday 22 November 9:00 - Friday 23 November 16:30
Location: Aiglon College, Chesières.

What is it?

This two day workshop led by the Safeguarding Team at Aiglon College and Robin Watts, safeguarding trainer and consultant (www.rawtrainingltd.com) will include:

  • Advanced safeguarding training
  • Safer recruitment
  • Safeguarding best practice in Switzerland
  • Effective listening and questioning

This workshop is suitable for middle and secondary teachers and support staff, safeguarding leads, school governors as well as staff who work in schools and have a responsibility for recruitment.

Costs: 300 CHF both days (includes lunches and refreshments and dinner on Thursday evening) or 200 CHF one day only (lunch and refreshments)

Suggested Accommodation (not included):

Alpe Fleurie www.alpe-fleurie.com, Eurotel www.eurotel-victoria.ch/villars/en

Schedule

Thursday 22 November 2018
9:00 - Welcome and Introduction
9:15 - Advance d Child Protection Training (with break)
11:45 - Lunch
12:30 - Advanced Child Protection Training (with break)
16:30 - End

Friday 23 November 2018
9:00 - Effective listening and questioning
10:30 - Break
11:00 - Best practice in Switzerland - discussion between delegates
11:45 - Lunch
12:30 - Safer recruitment (with break)
15:30 - Q&A Robin Watts
16:00 - End

To reserve your place or for further information, please contact Jane Kan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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