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EL Day: Pit stop on the way from ideas to leadership

On the 25th of April, the Entrepreneurial Leadership Day was held at LEAF Academy. Instead of the usual schedule filled with various subjects and activities, students spent half the day presenting their projects on which they had been working for the past four months in their entrepreneurial leadership classes. The purpose of EL day is…

Warm welcome to new students

Last Saturday we held an opening event for all students admitted for the new school year. Together with parents, siblings and grandparents they spent a day at LEAF Academy filled with plenty of information, pleasant encounters and new experiences. Altogether we hosted more than 80 visitors from different parts of Slovakia and Central Europe. New…

Report on “Entrepreneurial Leadership for All” Symposium in Johannesburg

The symposium “Entrepreneurial Leadership for All” was held in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 18-19, 2017. Organized by African Leadership Academy, a widely-recognized leader in entrepreneurial leadership education, this was the first ever symposium of schools that either already practice or are considering practicing this type of education: education that nurtures not just their minds…

Is LEAF Academy the best fit for you?

Yep, the application deadline is closer and closer. In one of our previous articles we tried to help you with filling in the application. Now the game changes. If you can see yourself in the following few points, please DO NOT apply. That way, you will avoid disappointment. PLEASE NOTE, the following article is meant…

What is Entrepreneurial Leadership program about?

One of the most exciting pillars of the LEAF Academy is its Entrepreneurial Leadership (EL) program. EL strives to provide students with skills and competencies through project-based learning that will allow them to make a positive impact on their communities. These skills include the ability to constantly improve, find new and interesting opportunities, develop them…

How to fit all of you into an application

Are you applying to LEAF Academy? We know it is a big step for you and all of your family. We understand that in order to fill in the best application ever, you might be a little bit (or more) stressed. That´s why we decided to make it much easier for you by giving you…

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Jaromír Sedlár: “If you want to do something, then do it”

Jaromír Sedlár (33) is Head of Department of Entrepreneurial Leadership at LEAF Academy. After working and living on three different continents he is back in Slovakia. How long did you live abroad before coming back to Slovakia? I left Slovakia when I was 17 to go to Brno in 2001. In 2005 I went for what I thought would…

How to survive a school trip

Just imagine having the Christmas holidays again. You are enjoying the time with your family by the fireplace, skiing in the mountains or just lying in your bed all day. But suddenly your phone rings. It’s an email notification from the headmaster of your school. What does the email say, you ask yourself? Well, it says…

What does Open Day at LEAF Academy feel like?

On Saturday, December 3rd we welcomed around 70 curious students and their parents for the LEAF Academy Open Day. We prepared an interesting program providing all of them with a direct and honest insight into the life of our school. After a brief welcome and introduction by our Headmaster and Head of School, all visitors…

LEAF Academy campus on the way!

In a small village about 30 km outside of Bratislava, big things are happening!  The new LEAF Academy campus is scheduled to open its doors in September 2019 and will then call Vištuk home. LEAF Academy is a unique international boarding school for students primarily from the Central European region, regardless of their socio-economic background.…