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Want to get a sneak peek into our Open Day?

A school building full of visitors interested in meeting our students, learning about what and how we teach, or tasting a bit of our community spirit – that was last Saturday at LEAF Academy. Weren’t there? No worries, you can experience it right here – or at least the little part of it that could…

Welcome to LEAF Academy Campus

As part of the last residential weekend we organized for our current students a visit to our future LEAF Academy premises. They had no idea what would follow… 🙂 We have prepared a short photo report of this sunny Saturday afternoon for you to feel the atmosphere of the day as well. Our students’ inaugural…

Meet Laurel, our new Character Department colleague

Laurel Waterhouse, originally from the USA, has always had an enquiring mind about the world and people, is adventurous, and thrives on taking herself out of her comfort zone. She has enriched our LEAF Academy team since September, where she works as the Dean of Character.    In order to help introduce her further, she…

Ďakujem, prosím!

‘Ďakujem’ in Slovak means ‘Thank you’. ‘Prosím’, also in Slovak, means ‘You are welcome’. I have chosen these two words as the title not solely because I am very grateful for my experiences while living in Bratislava and interning at LEAF Academy. I have also chosen them because they are the words I heard the…

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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