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LE ROSEY STUDENT ZONE

 

All students at Le Rosey will be attending the festival, following their own dedicated programme, which will include creative workshops and speaker sessions across campus.

 

Meet our collaborators below!

MeeTwo EduFest Le Rosey 2019
Dr Kerstyn Comley, Co-CEO of MeeTwo Education
SESSION: MeeTwo: Teenage Mental Help, a safe social media solution

MeeTwo: Teenage Mental Help, a safe social media solution

 

MeeTwo is a multi-award winning app that helps anxious teenagers talk about difficult things and get immediate support. In this talk we will introduce how MeeTwo works and examine the insights into youth mental health that we are discovering by listening to young people and observing how they help each other. We will explore the role that teachers can play to both reduce stress factors and help equip young people with the skills and tools needed to cope with anxiety. This talk is ideally suited to young people who want to learn more about youth mental health and MeeTwo as well as teachers who want to gain a better understanding of how to support their students.

Little Planet Foundation EduFest Le Rosey 2019
Aryaman Darda, Founder of Little Planet Foundation
SESSION: Why nature conservation is a growing issue in the 21st century

Why nature conservation is a growing issue in the 21st century

 

The talk by Rosey student and Little Planet Foundation Founder, Aryaman Darda, features a variety of different ways of looking at how to tackle the current crisis of environment endangerment and wildlife protection. It also considers his own point of view and what he does to work towards conservation and it will look at easy steps that everyone can take to ensure that our world lasts an extra 100 years.

Gianni Infantino EduFest Le Rosey
Gianni Infantino,
FIFA President
SESSION: The Magic of Football: #footballeducates
NYTimes EduFest Le Rosey 2019
Raphael Minder, Spain and Portugal Correspondent for the NYTimes
SESSION: Fact, Opinion and Disinformation - how young people can become critical consumers of the news

Fact, Opinion and Disinformation – how young people can become critical consumers of the news

More than ever, it is vital that students are not just informed about the world around them, but that they develop the skills to understand the difference between fact, opinion, bias, information and disinformation. Raphael Minder, the Madrid bureau chief for The New York Times, will talk about how news can be used from a young age to engage students with the changing world around them and connect them to the context in which they live. Raphael will use his personal experience in reporting for The New York Times, to highlight examples that can build literacy skills, engage students in thinking critically about how they consume media, and develop them as empowered citizens in the 21st century.

Visit The New York Times in Education booth in the exhibition area to learn more about the specific tools used by schools around the world, and get a free trial for one month.

The New York Times in Education, exclusive international media partner for the festival.

Compass for Life EduFest Le Rosey 2019
Compass for Life, Floyd Woodrow, Managing Director of Chrysalis Worldwide
SESSION: Compass for Life - Elite Leadership and Performance

Compass for Life – Elite Leadership and Performance

Floyd will talk about the Compass For Life and how it enables pupils and teachers to understand themselves and practice self-leadership. It can be used by teachers leaders to bring out the real, and often hidden, goals and dreams of their children. Using a map, and the four cardinal points of the compass as a simple framework, CFL allows individuals to connect with their dreams and ambitions. It gives them an authentic purpose for learning that is highly motivational. Learning together and learning better, as part of a team, is the key.

The Fourth Group EduFest Le Rosey
Alvin Carpio (former student) and Kim Kovacevic (former teacher)
SESSION: THE POWER OF SECOND CHANCES: A CONVERSATION BETWEEN ALVIN CARPIO (FORMER PUPIL) AND KIM KOVACEVIC (FORMER TEACHER)

The power of second chances: a conversation between Alvin Carpio (former student) and Kim Kovacevic (former teacher)

Alvin Carpio currently runs United Citizens, a global movement committed to shaping the fourth industrial revolution for all, leaving nobody behind. Hear him speak with his former teacher, Kim Kovacevic, who once nearly banned him from participating in a mock election at school before giving him a second chance. That mock election gave Alvin his first experience of political campaigning. He has since gone on to campaign on issues of social justice and human rights, and to advise governments and multinational corporations. In 2017 he was listed on Forbes 30 Under 30 for his work in law and policy.

Addict Lab at EduFest Le Rosey
AddictLab Academy

The Addictlab Academy offers a unique educational experience that pushes cross-curricular learning, project based learning and collective intelligence to create a transformational approach to education.

WORKSHOP: AddictLab Academy

Mobile Creative Lab from AddictLab Academy

 

Addictlab’s Mobile Creative Lab will visit EduFest, and offer activities to the students on the campus.
The bus will come packed with a unique blend of activities that connect STEAM, robotics, fab lab and maker space challenges to art, design and personal profiling.

Kelvin Okafor at EduFest Le Rosey
Kelvin Okafor

“My ultimate intention is to create art that prompts an emotional response to viewers. A response that arouses the feelings of enchantment, reflection, stillness and awareness.”

WORKSHOP: Hyper-realist Art

Hyper-realism Art Workshop with Kelvin Okafor

 

EduFest Le Rosey welcomes hyper-realist artist, Kelvin Okafor, to the festival to lead two art workshops for students from Le Rosey. He will introduce them to his style of art, explaining the techniques and working with them on their own individual pieces produced during the workshop. Students will leave with an understanding of tonal values through layering, how to achieve skin texture and understanding proportions through shapes. This promises to be a highly valuable workshop to any Rosey students interested in drawing. More information can be found with Mr D Newbery.

Rubbish Science at EduFest Le Rosey
Rubbish Science

The charity Rubbish Science uses things like discarded plastic bottles to trap mosquitoes or build solar stills or hydroponic plant systems. It is the learning journey that is more important than the end result.

WORKSHOP: Rubbish Science

Rubbish Science Workshop with Neil Atkin, Founder of Rubbish Science

 

More information coming soon!

Rolle Campus EduFest
Sport Academy
WORKSHOP: Sport Academy

Workshop: Sport Academy

More information coming soon!

Les Roches at EduFest Le Rosey
Les Roches
The Omelette Challenge

N.B. participation in this event is reserved for Le Rosey students only. Spectator access is limited by venue size and will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

Come and watch as groups of students try their hand at cooking a special omelette recipe, under the direction of a Le Rosey chef. Postgraduate students from Les Roches will help and guide the young chefs as they compete for the title of “MasterChef”.

 

Session 1: 10h00 – 10h25

Session 2: 10h30 – 10h55

Session 3: 11h00 – 11h25

Session 4: 11h30 – 12h00

Camerata EduFest Le
Les Roches
WORKSHOP: Les Roches

Hospitality workshop with Les Roches Global Hospitality Institute

 

Les Roches is among the world’s leading hospitality business schools. In this exclusive presentation, a group of Les Roches Postgraduate Diploma students will talk about their experiences at the school, what they have learned and why the hospitality industry makes perfect sense as a career option. Questions will be taken at the end of the presentation.

Click below to see the full festival programme.

AddictLab Academy

 

Addictlab is an international creative think tank since 1997 with a number of dedicated research programs such as its Science Education Lab, Urban Green Lab, Design Lab and Chocolate Lab … The Addictlab Academy selects activities from these labs for educational & corporate workshops for kids, adults and companies. Addictlab partners up with organisations such as the SDG lab of the UN or the SDG solution space of the University of Geneva, putting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals at the core of its activities.

The Addictlab Academy offers a unique educational experience that pushes cross-curricular learning, project based learning and collective intelligence. Using hands on digital fabrication, new innovative tools, old forgotten techniques and cross disciplinary thinking the lab creates a transformational approach to education that places the learner at the center of an interdisciplinary experience leading them through a journey of discovery, inspiration and talent acceleration.

Kelvin Okafor

 

Kelvin Okafor studied a Foundation course in Art & Design at City & Guilds Art School and then graduated from Middlesex University with a B.A. (Hon)s in Fine Art.

"From as early as I could remember, I have always been a highly sensitive individual. Inspired, touched and captivated by almost everything in my immediate surroundings. Around the age of 8, I vividly remembers having a love and strong fascination for drawing with pencils. I found the instrument to be a humble one and would often use the expression 'aliveness' to describe it's technical and sentimental value. What fascinated me most about pencils was that with single shades of lead, I could create tones and textures so defined and so abstract, an illusion of colour would be formed before me. I became heavily inspired by this notion and spent most of his early years trying to utilise its technical use."

The style in which he creates his portraits is known as Hyper-realism.
His ultimate intention is to create art that prompts an emotional response to viewers. A response that arouses the feelings of enchantment, reflection, stillness and awareness.

Neil Atkin

 

Neil has taught some of the most and least compliant students, the highest and lowest achievers and the richest and poorest across four continents. The similarities between these students is
far greater than the differences between them.

Insatiably curious he uses scientific thinking to push most things to breaking point and to see what can be learned. Always trying to get students to embrace failure as a learning experience and to build resilience.

Neil founded the charity Rubbish Science that uses things like discarded plastic bottles to trap mosquitoes or build solar stills or hydroponic plant systems. It is the learning journey that is more important than the end result. We use technology to connect people across the World on a level playing field to see what we can learn from each other. A planned project will have students from a Swiss Boarding school sharing ideas with children who live on a Rubbish dump in Sierra Leone.