Connect, Grow, Thrive

The ETAS Regions

The ETAS regions bring ETAS events to where the members are.

Apart from national events, ETAS organises regional events that are open to members and non-members alike. Every region caters for the English teachers of their region, taking into account the membership structure, their professional activities and subsequent needs. One or two Regional Coordinators are in regular contact with their membership to be able to address their needs.

Read on and find out about ETAS in the region near you.

Baden

Baden has a membership of about 50 people of varied interests and backgrounds. Our aim is to have a workshop or get-together every 3-4 months. Drawing from our members' rich pool of talent and expertise, plus reaching out to other ETAS professionals, we will continue to improve the Baden branch's awareness of current teaching practices.

Basel

Top image credit/copyright: Capricorn Studios / Shutterstock / single-user standard license

Welcome to Basel, the multicultural region on the Rhine!

The enthusiastic English teachers in Basel enjoy developing as teachers and networking with each other. Join us! 

Geneva

On the edge of Switzerland but in the heart of English teaching, the ETAS Geneva region aims to bring together teachers and offer them the resources and support needed to flourish in teaching in the area.

Graubünden

Top image credit/copyright: Avatar_023 / Shutterstock / single-user standard license

The Graubünden region counts about 40 members in the Chur area and the canton's valleys. Graubünden currently has no Regional Coordinator, but the St. Gallen and Ticino regions regularly invite Graubünden members to their regional events.

If you are interested in becoming the Regional Coordinator for Graubünden, please contact the National Coordinator via natco@e-tas.ch for details about what the task involves and all the perks.

Olten/Solothurn

Top image credit/copyright: Roman Babakin / Shutterstock / single-user standard license

The Olten/Solothurn region consists of about 50 members.

Presently there is no Regional Coordinator for this region. If you are interested, please contact the National Coordinator for all the details.

St Gallen

natco@e-tas.chTop image credit/copyright: Brilliant Eye / Shutterstock / single-user standard license

The St Gallen region counts about 70 members: they are enthusiastic and dedicated teachers inspired by further education and socialising. 

Ticino

We strive to offer a mix of educational, informative and fun regional events throughout the year. Past gatherings have included representatives from book publishers, workshops on classroom management and teaching styles, and casual networking apéritifs to share ideas with peers. We are always open to suggestions for future events.  Please contact us!

Valais/Wallis

This beautiful bilingual canton boasts 2,400 kilometres (km) of ski runs, 8,000 km of marked hiking trails, 2,000 annual hours of sunshine, 676 glaciers, a third of Switzerland's vineyards (with nearly 60 grape varieties) and six thermal baths. 

Vaud

Vaud currently has a membership of circa 40 members, ranging from trainee to experienced teachers, teacher trainers and school owners from both the private and public sectors. With the goal of holding a minimum of two workshops a year, we try to cater to the broad range of interests that members hold such as teaching young learners/teens, corporate/business English, exam coaching, etc.  Sharon's goal for 2019/20 is (1) to organize pertinent workshops appealing to a broad spectrum of teachers and (2) to offer numerous social/networking opportunities so as to strengthen the community bond between Vaud/Fribourg members. Do join us!

Zürich/Winterthur

Welcome to the Zürich/Winterthur region! Your Regional Coordinators are Angela and Eric. We’d love to hear your suggestions for possible workshops and venues. Please let us know if you have any ideas for get-togethers or other ways of sharing and exchanging information.