Our Partners

Academic collaboration
The Ecolint Institute of Learning and Teaching puts innovation, research and the sharing of knowledge at the heart of its pedagogical mission. The Institute has always collaborated in this vein with renowned universities in order to develop cutting edge training courses.

Other partners
The Institute has also created various synergies and established close ties with other educational organisations, such as the Institut de Formation Pédagogique (IFP) and the Swiss Group of international School (SGIS)


Durham University, UK

Founded in 1832, Durham University is the third oldest University in England. It counts over 15,000 students, spread across 30 academic departments.

A recent Sunday Times study classified Durham as one of the top 5 universities in the UK.

Durham University’s School of Education, with whom Ecolint collaborates closely, is one of the leaders in its field in the UK. Through the study of the key themes in the area of pedagogy, the school of education promotes excellence in research and teaching on an international scale.

Visit the website of Durham University.

University of Geneva (Switzerland)

Founded in 1559 by Jean Calvin, the University of Geneva is today one of the top twenty research universities in Europe.

It includes 10 faculties, thirteen different centres and institutes, and in 2015 counted over 28,000 students and participants in ongoing education.

The University of Geneva created, in association with the Graduate Institute, the centre for Education, Training and Research in Humanitarian Action in Geneva.

This institution enjoys a distinguished international reputation, and is known for its intellectual capital, its humanist tradition and its excellent standards in research and teaching.

Visit the website of the University of Geneva.

Brila, Montreal (CA)

Brila Youth Projects is an educational charity specializing in creative philosophy for youth and communities through its Philocreation™ approach. In a world overflowing with complex questions, Brila is committed to creating inspiring reflective spaces that enable explorations into life’s big concepts via philosophical dialogues and creative experimentations, including the creation of philosophical publications, or “philozines."

Brila offers workshops, immersive experiences and professional training to cultivate critical thinking, social responsibility and self-efficacy in humans of all ages.

To learn more, visit brila.org.

Oxford Brookes University

Starting out as the Oxford School of Art in 1865, Oxford Brookes University has over 150 years of history. In 1992 it was named Oxford Brookes University and have grown into one of the UK's top 50 universities with a local, national and international reputation for teaching and research excellence.

Oxford Brookes Centre for Educational Consultancy and Development (CECD), with whom Ecolint collaborates, specialises in critically-informed contract research, consultancy in the education sector, and in continuing professional development for teachers and educational professionals.

Visit the website of Oxford Brookes University.

Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS)
Swiss Group of International Schools (SGIS)

The mission of this non-profit organization is to foster links between teachers, administrative teams and students in its member schools. It also serves as a contact point and network, offers in-service training and relays the concerns of international schools in Switzerland to federal and local authorities.

Visit the website of SGIS.