Swiss Association of Teachers of English


This is the official SATE website. As you can easily see, it is still under construction.... and yet full of information! But we apologise for some of the buttons being in German. Something we hope to be able to amend some time.

SATE goes to the museum

On 18th May 2019, we are inviting our members to a guided tour in English of the marvellous exhibition “British painting from Turner to Whistler” at the Fondation de l’Hermitage in Lausanne (see here: The guided tour and entry to the museum are free for SATE members

Date: 18th May 2019

Time: 11.00 a.m.

Place: Fondation de l’Hermitage, Route du Signal 2, 1018 Lausanne

The tour takes about one and a half hours. Afterwards, there is the possibilty to have lunch at the restaurant L’esquisse next to the museum.

Please register for the museum visit by either replying to this email or by using the contact page on the SATE website ( Please state the following:

  • Name:
  • SATE member (yes/no):
  • Address:
  • Mobile phone number:
  • and whether you want to have lunch at the restaurant L’esquisse

Please register quickly as the number of participants of the guided tour is limited to 25 people. 

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

The SATE committee

AGM 2018 in Neuchâtel

Annual General Meeting, Guest Lecture and Dinner

The SATE Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2018  took place in Neuchâtel on Friday, 30 November 2018. See here for the minutes. As usual, there was a guest lecture after the AGM. The Irish author Elaine Feeney talked about "Voices of resistance, recollections and reality. A discussion on Irish writing today." What an inspiring talk it was! And afterwards, as is the custom, SATE members and the committee enjoyed a lovely meal, this time in the impressive Hôtel DuPeyrou.


Poetry with Young Adults

See the report here.

JUBILEE: 80 YEARS of SATE (1937-2017)

 SATE Annual General Meeting, Guest Lecture and Dinner 

The SATE Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2017 took place on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Zug (for members only). For the minutes click here.

As usual, there was a guest lecture, open to everyone after the AGM, followed by an apéritif and dinner. Irish author Alan McMonagle spoke about Writing for Radio. Alan was the tutor of this year's SATE workshop Using (Contemporary) Novels and Short Stories in the Classroom.



Last updated: 15 April 2019