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What is facilitation?

What is facilitation?

In short, facilitation is a way to improve team performance that benefits organisations and is applicable in multiple contexts. Facilitation operates on a deep level, allowing participants to explore beliefs and values, rather than merely being able to communicate...

8 September 2021
The NASA Moon Survival challenge is a powerful team development tool, and it has so much more to offer than most facilitators realise..

The NASA Moon Survival challenge is a powerful team development tool, and it has so much more to offer than most facilitators realise..

Whether you know it as Moon Landing, Mission to the Moon, or the NASA Survival Challenge, there’s no denying the popularity of this team development tool. It creates captivating images of space exploration, then brings people together to navigate...

5 July 2021
10 business simulation games to take a look at in 2021.

10 business simulation games to take a look at in 2021.

Online business simulation games are emerging as a highly effective and engaging way to deliver training, more so than ever due to their flexibility. Sessions can be delivered in-house or remotely and in the current climate they allow for...

22 January 2021
How can experiential learning help teachers in the current Covid-19 crisis?

How can experiential learning help teachers in the current Covid-19 crisis?

Teaching is a tough job right now and it’s a daily struggle to deliver effective learning. In September, our schools finally re-opened after Lockdown #1 and pupils found themselves restricted to interaction within a specific ‘class bubble’. Now just...

13 January 2021
Behind the scenes of our MTa STEM Kit reveal…

Behind the scenes of our MTa STEM Kit reveal…

What started out as a quick project on a Monday morning quickly escalated as we got into the build, and started to enjoy it – just a little bit too much! Here’s how we did it: #1 The Catapult...

18 December 2020
Building Lego and MTa into your learning experience

Building Lego and MTa into your learning experience

Lego Serious Play and MTa’s experiential learning kits are excellent partners in creating engaging learning and development activities. But to get the most from them, you really need to understand how they can work together.  We already looked at...

3 July 2020
You Need More than Lego for Really Serious Play

You Need More than Lego for Really Serious Play

If you’ve used Lego Serious Play in training activities, then you know it can be a powerful way for people to express complex ideas in a simple way. But you can only go so far with LSP and if...

Using Lego Serious Play to Reflect on your Learning Experience

Using Lego Serious Play to Reflect on your Learning Experience

Lego Serious Play and MTa’s experiential learning kits work really well together to bring your training to life. We’ve already looked at how you can use both in the same training program to help teams visualise and really experience...

Understand What Makes Customers Tick with MTa's Experiential Training

Understand What Makes Customers Tick with MTa's Experiential Training

Customer service is about much more than just the interactions an organisation has with its customers; it’s more an ethos that puts the customer first in anything the organisation and its people do. But to do that effectively, everyone...

Building a Coaching Mindset with Experiential Training Kits.

Building a Coaching Mindset with Experiential Training Kits.

Coaching is now seen as one of the most effective learning and development interventions to drive optimal performance and improvement at work. But coaching is both a science and an art. Various coaching models exist to help with the...