The St.Gallen University of Teacher Education trains teachers, conducts research and
provides attractive further education and additional services for teachers and educational institutions. It is well known both inside and outside its own region, and is a sought-after partner throughout Switzerland.
The PHSG’s range of training opportunities extends to all levels of compulsory school education, from kindergarten all the way through to vocational schools.
Kindergarten and primary school level
The course to qualify as an all-round teacher for kindergarten and primary levels is six semesters in length and earns graduates a bachelor’s degree.
Secondary school level I
The course to qualify as a teacher for secondary school level I is nine semesters in length and earns graduates a teaching degree recognised throughout Switzerland (Diplom).
Secondary school level II
Certificate and degree courses for teachers at vocational schools (Berufsfachschulen) and higher technical colleges (höhere Fachschulen) are designed for part-time study and are two to five semesters in length.
The PHSG provides teachers with extensive support, helping them deal with the manifold challenges of their profession, and guiding them on how to take relevant social developments and current topics into account.
Our training courses provide you with an effective means of advancing both professionally and personally.
Further training measures focusing on the new curricular framework
In these special training courses, we show you how to effectively implement Lehrplan 21, the new curricular framework for compulsory education in Switzerland.
In-school further education measures
We liaise with you to develop tailored further training measures and consulting services, which we then implement in your school.