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The 7 best experiential leadership activities

The 7 best experiential leadership activities

These leadership development activities simulate challenges that new and experienced leaders may encounter, in a fun and thought-provoking context.  In this article, we’ll highlight the best leadership activities in the MTa range. These are activities that you can run...

10 of the best team kits and team equipment options

10 of the best team kits and team equipment options

Developing team skills is a core component of building strong teams. Here are 10 team kits and team equipment options perfectly suited to developing team skills in the workplace and beyond. In this article, we highlight purpose-built team kits...

43 command tasks and leadership activities to strengthen your cadet lesson plans

43 command tasks and leadership activities to strengthen your cadet lesson plans

Command tasks are group exercises used by cadets and other groups to develop team skills including problem-solving, communication, and leadership. Having a bank of command tasks is a great way to keep your groups entertained while fostering valuable skills.

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...

The Lego Challenge team-building exercise: harness the power of play

The Lego Challenge team-building exercise: harness the power of play

Who’d have thought that playing with Lego could teach communication, collaboration, and teamwork?  If you’ve ever been involved in a corporate team building day it’s quite likely you’ve come across the Lego Challenge. This simple and elegant Lego team...

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...

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...

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...