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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…

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LEAF Academy IS OPEN!

We are pleased to announce that on the 5th of September 2016, LEAF Academy officially opened its doors for 44 students from nine countries. After four years of preparation we officially opened the school year 2016/2017 at All School Assembly. It is an incredibly emotional time for many in the community.  We are grateful, excited,…

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Making humanities, arts and social sciences relevant for future leaders

Here at LEAF Academy, we have designed a ‘Central European Studies’ (CES) programme that synthesises the objective of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (HASS). It is a product of multiple brainstorming sessions, discussions and iteration of the past years where we outlined what we hope our graduates, as potential future leaders of Central Europe, should…

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What is Character Development and why do we teach it?

At LEAF Academy, we stand firmly behind the idea that true leadership is rooted in values. The mission of Character Development is to help young leaders build their foundation of values and character strengths that last a lifetime. How do you distinguish a good school from an excellent school? If they both have good academic…

Keith Pusey about LEAF Academy

As an experienced examiner and an ISI inspector (Independent Schools Inspectorate), Keith Pusey had the opportunity to look at the work of many of the leading schools in the UK. He has taught at a university, a conservatoire, and, for thirty years, at Winchester College in the UK – as Head of Department, Director of…

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An exciting summer is coming!

Applications for LEAF summer programs are now open until March 31. Our summer will definitely be filled with a different kind of (self-) discoveries, (real-world) explorations, challenging (experimental learning) expeditions and other (leadership) journeys as well as with fun and active young people just like you! Through our partnerships with leading educational institutions around the world, students…

LEAF Academy Info Meeting on March 18, 2016

Admission to LEAF Acdemy is still open. If you have not met us yet, if you have some questions or you would like to see LEAF Academy facility, come and meet us at Sasinkova 13, Bratislava,  on March 18, 2016 at 5pm.  

We plan to do STEM instead of Maths, Biology or IT

Life is wonderfully complex. Consider starting a civic initiative, developing software or designing a headlamp; all require an application of knowledge from various fields. A lamp needs a power source, such as a battery. How should you choose?The scientific principles involved in batteries are traditionally taught in chemistry. Yet, in order to obtain an estimate…

Residential Life – The Best Part of a Leadership School Experience

For the past three years, future educators at LEAF Academy have been teaching at African Leadership Academy (ALA) – the most prestigious leadership-focused high school on the African continent. Matúš Kurian in 2013/2014, Peter Reťkovský in 2014/2015, and now Jaromír Sedlár in 2015/2016 have each spent an entire year interacting with the next generation of…

LEAF Academy Scholarships Fund with Open Society Foundation is open!

We are excited to announce, that our partner, Open Society Foundation Slovakia (OSF) opened a designated scholarship fund to support LEAF Academy students. This fund will allow LEAF Academy to realize our vision to provide a world-class education for the most talented and high-potential students regardless of their socio-economic background. LEAF Academy is a community…