EPFL immersion week

Applying the scientific mind to teach it better

SEMIEL (Semaine d’Immersion à l’EPFL) is a new programme designed for all teachers of 7th and 8th year Harmos. Through immersion in a laboratory and thematic course modules, the programme aims to sharpen scientific thinking, enhance analytical and critical thinking skills, and give teachers the tools to teach what they have learnt to their students. There are no prerequisites (you don’t have to be a maths or science teacher) to take part in this immersion week, which will take place during the second week of the October holidays.


Wednesday 2 October 2-5pm
Introduction to the programme and choice of the immersion’s laboratory

From Monday 21 to Friday 25 October 9am-5pm
Immersion in the chosen laboratory and thematic course modules (scientific approach, data analysis, risks and probability, correlation and causality…)

EPFL organizes this immersion week with the support of the Direction générale vaudoise de l’enseignement obligatoire et de la pédagogie spécialisée (DGEO). This week is entirely free of charge, with meal and travel expenses reimbursed.


The programme is limited to 10 people
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Registrations are processed on a first come, first served basis.
If you have any questions or require further information, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following address:
[email protected]