Category Archives: leadership

Sometimes, the most powerful learning takes place outside the classroom and in the connection between people

Sometimes I observe the most powerful learning in the most unexpected place.  A couple of weeks ago, I visited some students doing field work at another school.  What I expected to see was far exceeded by what I came to … Continue reading

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Kollegialt lärande ur olika perspektiv

Guest blog author:  Markus Anderson Under mina fyra år som förstelärare på VRG Djursholm har kollegialt lärande stått i fokus. Innebörden av kollegialt lärande för en skola är att lärare på ett strukturerat sätt via olika aktiviteter lär sig av … Continue reading

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Students leading students … committee life @VRG

Last Tuesday, VRG student committees manned info tables throughout HB.  Their mission was to show all students which committees were available at VRG.  Via our student association (elevkår), student-led committees offer all students the opportunity to get involved in extra-curricular activities. … Continue reading

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The most important skill is the ability to devote yourself to the task at hand

Last week, our Leadership class welcomed VRGD alum, Felix Berglund (Class of 2013), as a guest speaker.  Felix shared his experience in the Swedish military and as a part of a United Nations Peacekeeping troop in Mali. During his talk, Felix talked … Continue reading

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VRG English students attend #Spetsutbildningar National Conference in Gothenburg

The annual Spets Conference is a two-day meeting where Spets students and teachers get to share experiences and knowledge regarding their respective Spets program. The conference is a platform where the different courses are to be developed based upon the … Continue reading

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#SGLI2015 – Learning about Leadership in Hawaii

INVENTING AN EQUITABLE FUTURE AT 2015 SGLI For the fourth consecutive year, VRG sent three students to participate in Student Global Leadership Institute (SGLI) at Punahou School, Hawaii. SGLI is a leadership conference for high school students in which 25 … Continue reading

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Ready to learn something new? VRG teachers are …

As teachers at VRG Djursholm get ready to welcome our students back … we are practicing “learning new.” We believe that Art and Science go hand in hand when students are learning.  This year, we are focused on two specific … Continue reading

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VRG Djursholm tilldelas kvalitetspris/VRG Djursholm is awarded Danderyd’s Quality Award

VRG Djursholm har tilldelats Kvalitetsutmärkelse 2015 av Barn- och utbildningsnämnden vid Danderyds kommun! Motiveringen: Skolans målmedvetna och strukturerade arbete med att utveckla metoder för att, enligt läroplanens mål, öka elevernas inflytande på undervisningsmetoder och innehåll har gett resultat. Resultatet verifieras bland … Continue reading

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Creative “MyStyle” projects are a great way to end the year …

In a joint assignment from their Communications course and English 6, students in year 1 each chose a “MyStyle” project to exhibit their skills.  By choosing a topic that was especially important to them, students were able to really invest in … Continue reading

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Leadership State of Mind …

Student created videos make end-of-year review fun.  When asked to combine the theories and specific leaders they have studied during this year in a creative presentation, Sue’s Leadership students responded in many creative ways. Here are a few inspiring examples: … Continue reading

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