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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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What it is like to be an entrepreneur … one student investigates

(Guest blogger:  Cedric Bratt) On Tuesday the 23d of May, I visited an event called SIME next. SIME next is the largest IT-event for youths in northern Europe and it is great! Now the event wasn’t only about IT; it was … 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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Discover, Define, Develop, Deliver – Economy students get started on their entrepreneurship journey

VRG Economy students kicked-off their diploma projects last week in an unusual way – they left school. After a short theory introduction to the LEAN methodology, students were challenged to travel to new places in their community to investigate what … Continue reading

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Kenyan students and VRG students connect via Entrepreneurship

Self-confidence, risk taking, curious, courageous, team player, organized, focused … these were the qualities discussed during our conversations in Entrepreneurship class this week. On Wednesday, May 18, VRG Economy students welcomed four students and three teachers from Kenya to visit … Continue reading

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UF winners – 2016

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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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“Vägen dit är viktigast”, Niklas Adalberth inspires students

Thanks to our always supportive parents association, VRG students were able to take part in an interview with Niklas Adalberth. Niklas, one of the founders of Klarna, joined us for a personal and engaging interview.  Moderated by VRG Economy student, Daniel … Continue reading

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Best Booth and Best Product in Sweden – VRGD UF companies win national awards

Congratulations to RemindHer UF and Viktor Rydberg Delikatessknäckebröd UF on winning national awards at last week’s Swedish Championship for UF Companies! RemindHer won Best Product: Viktor Rydberg Delikatessknäckebröd UF won Best Booth! Thanks to our fantastic Entrepreneurship coaches, Henrik and Alexandra!  

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Våga Vara Egen – VRGD students put their creative ideas to the test

Congratulations to our many UF companies for a great day – full of creative ideas, engaging pitches, and valuable feedback. Three out of six VRGD companies are in the finals for UF Company of the Year.  Three out of ten VRGD … Continue reading

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