We invented and tried out a new experimental concept to acquire knowledge and perform projects, we name it
There are a number of newly created befter-contributions of different environmental topics published by vocational business students.
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More articles are in progress: The Bournemouth Showcase and further Befters of the partner class from Belgium. Follow the project teams on Instagram::where2where, facebook::dontwastemyenergy, twitter::where_2_where
su-pa created for the sports department of Zurich City a new website for the annual kid's swimming competition «De schnällscht Zürifisch».
«Schwimm mit» & enjoy the website
We wish you all the best «in the now» and lots of luck and health for «the future» !
* Please be inspired by a tiny glimpse into «the past», photographed by Gianni Tiloca with the telescope of the Eschenberg Observatory, Winterthur, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland: M101 is also called "Pinwheel Galaxy" (Feuerrad-Galaxie), in the constellation Ursa Major (Grosse Bärin bzw. Grosser Wagen) *
into the magazine «The Environment» of the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment
In the edition of November 2018 "The horse education concept" got a nice place and has been recommended under the rubric "Tipps" (German and French).
Link to the magazine "The Environment" (admin.ch)
Download the magazine (PDF, admin.ch) and check out page 4, "Verschwende nicht meine Energie!"
🛠 Our website lanyu.land is temporarily offline and will be back in a day back again ! 🛠
su-pa took part in the first TWIST2018 Hackdays !
9 teams were formed on site using and experimenting with open and linked data in collaboration. Besides a lot of other data sets the Statistical Office of the City of Zurich has freshly decided to publish its data as Linked Open Data at the very day of the TWIST2018 Hackdays.
Our hack team created the Zurich's big 5 project together. It's about newcomers in Zurich: Which city quarter matches your preferences? You can find it out by ranking the 5 predefined criteria. The results of data analysis, SPARQL queries and programming are shown in an interactive map. Check it out!
Project website (hack version)
Zurich's big 5 - Which living quarter fits you best?
Source code on github
*We had a blast meeting engaged hackers, expanding knowledge and skills. And all took place in a friendly atmosphere and well organized context.
Within the context of "The horse" (teachingweb.org) metallography students from Berlin (Lette Verein Berlin) and business students from Zurich (wkvw business school) are creating contributions in collaboration for save-energy.tips. The goal is to create imaginary scenarios encased in today's reality-based language of maths (calculations).
supa has a brand new web server, a Windows Server 2016 with IIS 10 which is currently (one of) the most robust server, both in security and performance issues available.
- The server runs as a VM (Virtual Machine) on Microsoft Azure
- About 20 web apps are running on the web server, inclusive save-energy.tips, the students' project website (WordPress).
- "The horses" (the working and interaction environment for students and teachers, more infos on teachingweb.org) are not on the new web server but all previous "horses" More...
We had the honor to present the concept of "The horse" at two conferences.
Eliane Suter delivered speeches.
The first event was the "bili-Erfa-Tagung 2018: digital und analog", a cantonal meeting at the Zurich University of teacher education (PHZH) and the 2nd took place at the national wide event "Forum de la maturité professionnelle 2018" in Martigny (VS) organized by IFFP (Institute fédéral des hautes études en formation professionnelle).
In the context of the events we created the mini website teachingweb.org containing the main info material of the concept "The horse".
The ZürIzmir partner class project was an ambitious one in the sense of having differences in culture, language, education and infrastructure but also in respect of a relatively short time frame.
The students had the opportunity to do team research on self chosen environmental topics and experience that communication between team members (or from Zurich or from Izmir) can be a challenge. However, after having succeeded this experimental project and looking back, some lessons can be drawn for a next partner class project.
"Initiating a pilot project is similar to climbing a mountain, when you're More...
How to Swirl ?
Go to www.swirls.fun, move the things around with your mouse or fingers and see what happens!
Admittedly started as a little "Happy-new-year-experiment" for you & us: "Wet, breezy, fiery, down-to-earth - the elements can be elegantly moved quite as how one might wish in everyday life." Swirls is more for us, it's a kind of concept that we like to play with and hope to find the time and people to pursue.
Launch of the brand new website for the VR&S - Verein Risiko & Sicherheit.
Concept, design and realization of a clear structured and member optimized responsive website containing a closed user section and a personal account for each member. The main focus has been placed on the past and future events arranged by the organisation board of the Risk & Safety Association.
Since 1997 - VR&S has been founded by graduates and lecturers of the postgraduate course "Risk and safety of complex systems" at ETH Zurich, University of St. Gallen and EPFL Lausanne.
... an uncommon new Feldenkrais practice
in Uster and Zurich, Switzerland: Website, videos, business card and flyer – concept "creating opportunities", design & realization
Equipped with a GoPro and a Canon Legria we caught some spring's afternoon moments and produced four short video sequences that can be exchanged easily.
Moods and flowing movements - here is a little taste!
After "Don't waste my energy" last year the new website "Don't waste my resources!" is completed.
The website contributions have been created by students within the new (bilingual) teaching subject "Technik & Umwelt".