As a pre-conference, the «International Seminar» takes place September 24-25, 2019. It addresses international guests, particularly groups of school leaders who participate in professional development programs in a range of countries, and Swiss participants to connect and initiate partnerships (such as student exchanges) or joint projects (such as school development). On 24.9. the focus is on the various experiences across the countries and the critical discussion of challenges in education and schools. On 25.9. participants will have the opportunity to visit schools (and educational authorities) in the canton of Zug. The conference language of the International Seminar is English.