Category Archives: Economy

How to use time in the best way? #droptheschedule

At our school, May is a crazy, chaotic month.   Students and teachers have worked for 10 months learning new skills, developing abilities and growing knowledge in each course.  With one month left, we are all trying to focus on … Continue reading

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VRG students win at #UF2017 (again!)

This week was #UFSTHLM 2017 week.  Many of our senior economy students presented their UF companies at the annual Junior Achievement Convention in Stockholm. During this convention, each team of students presented their company.  Each company represents a concept the … Continue reading

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How our Business Studies program is going from good to great

How can we make a good Business Studies Program great?   This was the question we asked ourselves two years ago.  Teachers and students and partners in our community were asked this question.  Answers were debated in different forums.  We … Continue reading

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Comparing theory to real (working) life … mentor companies make it possible

  On Thursday, September 22, VRG welcomed 15 new mentor companies to school to meet their year 2 Economy students.  As defined in our vision for the Economy program, we want our students to have authentic and relevant learning experiences. … Continue reading

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What we learned on our study trip to Tanzania …

(This blog entry is written by many students – a collaborative effort of all the students who participated in this study trip …) Day 1 -2: Environmental Field Studies in Selous Our group of 14 students and two teachers land in … Continue reading

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#EPR2016 – VRGD students show they can do “Entreprenörskap på riktigt”

On February 22, VRGD students participated in the annual Junior Achievement Sweden* conference for high school students at Älvsjö Conference Center. Each UF Company decorated their own booth, pitched their ideas and sold their products.  Everything from ripping jeans to … Continue reading

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