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Let World Book Day open up a World of Books!

By Linda Kruusmägi
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World Book Day
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World Book Day is a yearly event, celebrated April 23rd, organized by UNESCO as a worldwide tribute to books and reading. According to UNESCO April 23 is a symbolic day for literature, since on that date 1616 both Shakespeare, Cervantes and Inca Garcilaso de la Vega died. 

More information about World Book Day and UNESCO.

 

Welcome to Distance Lecture by Poet Mona Monasar

To celebrate World Book Day we have invited the poet Mona Monasar to give a lecture on writing and poetry. It will be held online on Friday 24/4 at 9:25. If you don’t have class at that time you are welcome to

Guide: How to not mess up an Interview with a Nobel laureate (or other important situations)!

By Linda Kruusmägi
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When Ms. Raja first asked me to write this blog post about my experience interviewing Nobel laureate Didier Queloz, I instinctively worried about one question: how can I make this interesting for others to read while still keeping it somewhat informational? Hence, like the title suggests, I decided that I will try my best to give you some practical tips on how to effectively handle a nerve-wracking, unfamiliar situation, such as interviewing a very important figure, while still sharing my personal take on the whole experience!

Let me start off by shortly introducing myself. My name is

Lucas in NV3E made it to the Swedish Young National Research Team!

By Linda Kruusmägi
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Lucas Dow
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Lucas Dow

My name is Lucas Dow and I am a third-year natural science student. A while back, I entered a competition called Utställning Unga Forskare. Third-year students from around Sweden compete with their GYAR for prize money, scholarships and to be a part of the Young National Research Team (Unga Forskningslandslaget). I entered the competition, unknowing of what it really was. To my surprise, I advanced to the semi-finals in Södertälje. At the semi-final, students displayed their research on posters and with real-life demonstrations. A jury was responsible for picking the most impressive projects

A new day-to-day reality at IEGS: Covid-19 and distance learning

By Linda Kruusmägi
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Dr Rachel Heimeier

IEGS shifted to distance learning, following the recommendations issued by Folkhälsomyndigheten, on March 18th, 2020. In doing so IEGS, like many of Sweden's high schools (gymnasium), komvux and universities, left a historical mark in Swedish education, where we are able to conduct almost all teaching and learning activities online. IEGS continues to strive to provide learning opportunities for our students and to keep the routines for both students and our teachers as normal in this unusual time of the Covid-19 pandemic. I am impressed with how quickly everyone has adapted to their new

Letter from the Principal

By Linda Kruusmägi

IEGS moved to distance learning following the recommendations from Folkhälsomyndigheten on March 18th, 2020. This means that our students are now studying from home, following their normal schedule with their teachers. 

Distance learning is a new experience for us all.  We are committed to supporting and guiding our students so they are able to achieve their potential, whatever their situation. However, it is the students’ responsibility to continue learning and to keep using the opportunities made available to them. 

The shift to distance learning at IEGS has been a smooth transition

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