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From initial scepticism to studies in Canada

From initial scepticism to studies in Canada

September 18, 2020

Andrej Grman, a recent LEAF Academy graduate, reveals how and why he ended up in the academy and what the school taught him. 

EXAM TOPIC: Education | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

Discrimination against Roma people

Discrimination against Roma people

August 26, 2020

Roma student and volunteer Daniel Bunda shares his experience with discrimination and suggestions of how to fix things.

EXAM TOPIC: Human relationships | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec 

G. Pizano: Slovaks are cold, Colombians very happy

G. Pizano: Slovaks are cold, Colombians very happy

July 24, 2020

The Slovak-Colombian photographer, Gustavo Pizano, shares his experience with Slovaks, what he finds frustrating, and why he doesn’t love rocky Croatian beaches.   

 

EXAM TOPIC: Multicultural society | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec 

Industry 4.0: New skills for future jobs

Industry 4.0: New skills for future jobs

June 24, 2020

The World Economic Forum has published a report on future jobs and required skills. Selfactory co-founder Iveta Tonhauserová explains what new skills people in Slovakia need and why a career in the IT sector is a promising path.

 

EXAM TOPIC: Jobs | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

Human chemical factories debate science

Human chemical factories debate science

May 22, 2020

Researcher Erik Szabó of the Department of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry at the Faculty of Natural Sciences of Comenius University in Bratislava demonstrates chemistry can be fun. He also talks about his research, young talents and Slovak science. 

EXAM TOPIC: Science & Technology | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

The value of news grows in unprecedented times

The value of news grows in unprecedented times

April 24, 2020

The Slovak Spectator Editor-in-Chief Michaela Terenzani explains how Slovak media has changed since the 2018 murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and how The Slovak Spectator came about 25 years ago.

EXAM TOPIC: Mass Media | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

Work & Travel: From a beach to Yellowstone

Work & Travel: From a beach to Yellowstone

March 27, 2020
  • University students from Slovakia work in amusement parks or as lifeguards in the USA each summer. Why should you visit a national park instead? Listen to Soňa Kolenčíková’s recollection of her Work & Travel experience from Yellowstone National Park.  

EXAM TOPIC: Travelling | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

FFF Slovakia: Will there be any future for us?

FFF Slovakia: Will there be any future for us?

February 28, 2020

The Earth will somehow survive. But what about humankind? Climate change has become a global issue in recent months. Fridays for Future Slovakia explains what needs to be done in order to save young people's future.

EXAM TOPIC: People & Nature | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

We want to shape society. Firms help us

We want to shape society. Firms help us

January 24, 2020

Michal Kišša, co-CEO of the Pontis Foundation, describes some of Pontis' projects, including Our City and Good Country, and does not avoid answering questions about funding.

EXAM TOPIC: Civil Society | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

We didn’t have a choice. We resigned

We didn’t have a choice. We resigned

December 13, 2019

He and his colleague, Zuzana Hlávková, quit Slovakia's Foreign Ministry over a fraudulent public procurement of a logo presentation of the Slovak EU Presidency. What was it like to report the inefficient spending of public money? And did they succeed? Pavol Szalai from Euractiv.sk recounts his story.

EXAM TOPIC: Young People and Their World | HOST: Peter Dlhopolec

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