About us

Mission statement

The activities of the SDS are concerned with all aspects of basic and continuing vocational education for art- and design-related professions at the upper secondary level. These activities focus upon the maintenance of and improvement of the quality of education.

The SDS constitutes an information platform for all educational institutions providing training in the visual arts, and it supports and encourages exchange amongst its members.

The SDS communicates with federal, cantonal, and local authorities and assumes an active role in educational development on a national and international level.