Tag Archives: social entrepreneurship

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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Think Global, Act Local – wow, look what students can do when they put their mind to it …

Year 2 students have been working with sustainable development within their Physics 1 or Natural Science 1 courses. During this year’s project, teams of students were encouraged to use their creativity and brainstorm ideas for making local change that can … Continue reading

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Disaster Dinner – Learning from your own mistakes

Last week,  year 2 students who are working with the social entrepreneurship project, “Think Global, Act Local” participated in a “Disaster Dinner” at the Young Innovation Hub at Södermalm in Stockholm. The idea with Disaster Dinner is to let the … Continue reading

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Three dedicated students make a big impact for Rare Diseases research

We are so proud of Alexandra, Ida and Leah! These three VRG students had an idea to raise awareness of rare diseases.  This “kitchen table” idea, as they call it, turned quickly into action.  They are true social entrepreneurs! They organized a … Continue reading

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VRG Alum inspires students in their Year 2 project, “Think Global, Act Local”

VRG’s Year 2 “Think Global, Act Local” project is off and running. On Monday, our Year 2 students had the pleasure of listening to a lecture by Marika Tedroff (VRG Alum 2013).  Marika started up a project called ‘Stockholm Food Rescue‘ … Continue reading

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