Martigny

Work session in Lausanne

On last Tuesday morning (September 12th, 2017), the Foundation (with its President – Hélène Vareille – and its Director – Clément Dumortier) met with the Verbier Festival, represented by Stephen McHolm (Director fo the Academy and Special Projects), and the schools of Martigny, represented by Patrice Moret (Director), for a work…...Read more

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Verbier Festival welcomes our young musicians

On July 30 our valued partners at the Verbier Festival organized a lovely day for the Martigny students and their parents as part of their 2016 program. Once our guests had arrived from Martigny by tour bus, everyone gathered for a big picnic in the sun. Afterwards we attended a…...Read more

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Our first concerts!

On June 3, near the end of the school year, the children in Martigny gave their first violin concert for an audience of families and teachers. It was a joy to see the progress the children have already made—as well as their impeccable behavior, their concentration and their diligence! A…...Read more

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First feedback from teachers

In May and June we held two separate feedback events for Zurich and Martigny, inviting the teachers whose classes are affected by the project to join us for a meeting and lunch. In both cases, our goal was to get detailed feedback on how the first year went and to…...Read more

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Spring 2016: Martigny to Zurich to London

On March 9, we met with representatives of the Haute École Pédagogique du Valais (HEP), a local university for education training and research, to take a closer look at how HEP might use the impact measurement system developed for us by Swissocial in some of its own research efforts. At…...Read more

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