Projects and Studies
Research and Activities That Matter
Never Stop Learning
We are a learning organization and our centers take part in a range of studies, workshops and projects in early education, child health and wellness, and nutrition. Every center follows its own learning path and our teams decide on the right initiative for their centers. Find some examples of initiatives one or multiple of our centers took part in.
Fourchette verte – Ama terra
Fourchette Verte is a quality and health label for balanced nutrition.
The Purzelbaum team coaches childcare centers on how child-oriented movement and balanced nutrition can be built right into a childcare program.
The Swiss Preschooler‘s Health Study is a national study for the health and wellbeing of preschool children in Switzerland.
A survey on the quality of childcare in Switzerland initiated by the Jacobs Foundation.
A way to measure and improve teaching quality. Multiple centers took part under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Sonja Perren.
University of Constance / PHTG
A study about quality of half-day or full-day childcare, by Prof. Dr. Sonja Perren.
schnitz und drunder
A consulting- and training program for healthy, sustainable nutrition in childcare centers, which was renamed Fourchette verte – Ama terra in 2016.
Learning together, living diversity
A project about the inclusive use of media in early education by the University of Zürich and Leopold-Klinge Foundation.
Projects for healthy nutrition and movement.