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

By Linda Kruusmägi
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

As the holiday season creeps in, an Autumn Term flies by

By Linda Kruusmägi

The last school day of the year has arrived. The school is soon empty and dark, and silence will echo in the classrooms and corridors. Soon the clock will chime and we will leave 2019 behind us and we will move into a new year, 2020, with new challenges, promises, laughter and warmth. 

I would like to take a moment to THANK YOU students and staff for a busy and memorable Autumn term. 

As educators, we have collaboratively worked in ways to encourage our IEGS students to be reflective in their learning journey as they continue to develop as learners. We strive to encourage our students to

A word from our Principal at the beginning of the new school year

By Megan Rocher

A warm welcome to IEGS for the academic year 2016/17! I extend a special welcome to our new 250 students and 6 new staff members that have joined our learning community. This year proves to be another fun-filled, learning year for our students with plenty of opportunities for developing both inside and outside of the classroom as we continue to work towards making our school an even better one.

Being in school each day as a student (and a teacher) is very exciting, as you are constantly learning new things. You may be inspired, and yes, perhaps at times, not so inspired. But, school is a

Truly international.
Outstanding teachers.
Safe environment.
Thanks to our international atmosphere we have a vibrant and supportive school community, where we believe that a student’s well-being is necessary for effective learning. We strive at all times to provide a safe and supportive, as well as an academically challenging, environment in which to study. Learn more ...