Category Archives: international relations

Variation in the “how” and authentic tasks are key to student motivation

As a school leader, I think a lot about what motivates the students at my school. Of course, our work is greatly informed by current educational research on this topic. Yet, I am left to ponder how does this scientific … Continue reading

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International Relations students involve whole campus in their studies

During a recent assignment, students in our International Relations (IR) class involved our whole campus in their assignment regarding NGOs (non-government organizations). As a part of their elective course, IR, students were asked to investigate how NGOs work – structure, … Continue reading

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Swedish Ambassador gives career advice to VRG students

Thanks to our Parents Association VRG was happy to welcome Ulrika Sundberg, Swedish Ambassador to Ireland on March 5. Ambassador Sundberg shared many anecdotes from her career with the Foreign Service.  She has been stationed in France, USA, Pakistan, Addis Abeba, Belgium, Ireland … Continue reading

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Learning about leading from a person who does “leadership”

Connecting with the community around us is an important goal for us at VRG … bringing in lecturers from the “real world” is one way we achieve this goal. Yesterday, we had the honor to welcome Chris Kinsville-Heyne from Hult University to our International … Continue reading

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