Our Commitment to Children and Families

We feel it is our responsibility to take care of children's health, safety and well-being. This is why we are committed to helping children thrive in our learning centers – and discover and nourish their individual talents and strengths – and to creating a great place for them to grow. Our early education program gives children a foundation they can build on and confidence for life.

Explore Our Programs

At globegarden we understand that your child’s education and care is a priority and that choosing the right program is a big decision. That's why our centers include an age-specific curriculum and knowledgeable child development professionals to meet the needs of children at every age and stage.

Infant and Baby Care

Our Discovering the World Step by Step© program provides a warm, welcoming environment where your baby can grow from a bundle of joy into a bundle of curiosity.

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Toddler Care

Our curriculum for toddlers uses hands-on exploration and social interaction in safe, engaging surroundings to help your two- to three-year-old learn about his or her expanding world.

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Preschool

Aligning preschool program goals and practices with families' expectations of educational excellence, our preschool program helps young learners grow into confident students as well as prepare for Swiss public-school curriculum expectations of soon-to-be kindergarteners.

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Kindergarten

Accredited by Swiss educational authorities, and going beyond Swiss public-school expectations, we prepare children for entering school in first grade – in both public and international school.

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Holiday and After-School Care

A fun program full of adventure and outdoor discoveries awaits children in our holiday and after-school care.

Our teachers make sure the children have a say in what’s on the activity plan to create positive memories that are cherished for a lifetime.

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What Makes Us Different?

Our promise is to act as a partner to families. We listen to what working families are looking for in childcare – for themselves and for their children. Together with teachers and experts, we transform this knowledge into early education programs. Inspired by children and their parents.

Our Curriculum

Our educational program, Discovering the World Step by Step©, is rooted in our passion to nurture a sense of discovery, joy and wonder in every child. We guide them along this road to discovery in six learning areas.

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Dedicated Teachers

Our teachers make an impact: they inspire learning and are motivated to make a difference in every child's life. This is why we devote time and resources to teacher training and make sure they receive ongoing support to grow beyond their own expectations.

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Solutions for Modern Families

We provide professional, innovative, high-quality childcare solutions to help parents balance work and family. We know firsthand about family needs. Because globegarden’s workforce is over 95% female, our solutions are developed by working mothers who face the same challenges as our clients. Our programs feature convenient schedules carefully crafted to the needs of the modern families we care for.

Childcare for Families Who Work

Every family is different, with diverse professional or otherwise busy lives and distinct family needs. That's why globegarden has a wide range of early education solutions that suit every family:

  • Minimal center closures and extended hours
  • Convenient locations
  • Full- and part-time programs
  • Back-up care and holiday programs
  • All-day kindergarten program
  • News from your child’s daily and monthly newsletter
  • Family Services for your needs

A Great Place to Be a Teacher

Globegarden is a family of talented individuals who bring their creativity, skills and passion to work each day. Deeply embedded in our culture are the following values: Share, Teach, Act and Respect. These STAR values act as the foundation of our teachers’ work to make a difference every day in a child's life and helping to build the future of our youngest generation. Take a look at the real stars of our organization.

As a teacher, I know how important it is to prepare the careers and to orient them towards an educational program. We have chosen globegarden because we found exactly that there. My son is well prepared for the kindergarten.

Vanessa H. from Walchwil

Early Learning Impacts Lives

Read what parents and teachers have to say about our program and early learning at globegarden. 

98%

98%

of parents and teachers feel their children are ready for what life has to offer. Our playful curriculum prepares children to stay open to the world with all its diversity, inquisitive at all levels and understanding not only what to learn, but how to learn. This guarantees not only a good start in life, but also a good start at kindergarten and school.

97%

97%

of parents say that their child has developed important social skills at globegarden like learning how to make social connections and finding friends but also resolving conflict and more importantly working cooperatively with classmates and teachers in a group.

96%

96%

of globegarden parents and teachers agree that globegarden graduates are well prepared for a successful start in life and have developed an enthusiasm for learning.

This is thanks to our teachers, who based on our curriculum inspire children to understand how things work, to try out rather than hold back as well as fostered their confidence to ask questions to understand the world around them. 

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More numbers at a glance

  • 97% of pedagogic leaders feel that at globegarden they have the responsibility and ability to have a positive influence on child’s lives
  • 97% of the teachers believe they deliver quality programs and care for children at globegarden
  • 96% of teachers are proud on what they have achieved at globegarden
  • 95% of pedagogic leaders, 91% of teachers and 88% of apprentices and assistants recommend globegarden as a great place to work
  • 94% of pedagogic leaders say it is fun to work at globegarden
  • 93% of parents recommend globegarden to their friends

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