We spent a week with European youth just like us, debating important issues that affect the EU and us everyday. Over the course of a week, we learned how to draft legislation, reach consensus on difficult issues, how to debate, how to speak in public and how to understand the other side of an argument despite feeling very strongly for your side.
The EYP experience is truly indescribable, but I’ll do my best. The people you live with go from strangers to your second family within this time, and tears are spilled when it’s time to leave. You spend every waking moment with these people. They
On the 21st of February the third year drama class at International English Gymnasium performed You can’t take it with you, a play written by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart. The play was originally set in the 30’s. It’s a very entertaining comedy with many odd characters together with a playful plot. You can’t take it with you is a play about meetings, we get to know two families who are each others complete opposites. The Kirbys are a posh, rich family where both the father and the son work on wall street. The Sycamores on the other hand are a crazy mix of people! We meet everyone from
IEGS was very proud to participate the in the second Nordic Schools Debate Championships from the 23rd to the 25th of February this year. The competition was held in Copenhagen, Denmark and saw judges and debaters represented from 17 different countries, with a total of 300 participants!
Ms Berry accompanied Daniela Tupan (IB1G), Andreas Backman (IB2G), Akshat Desphande (IB2G) and Andrew Mabon (IB3G) to the tournament for three days of fierce debate, adjudicated by some of the best judges in the world! It was an intense experience but our students performed well. If they weren't preparing