Articles relating to: experiential learning activity

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...

25 February 2022
26 impactful STEM activities for secondary school kids – with instructions!

26 impactful STEM activities for secondary school kids – with instructions!

Kids who have a head start in STEM have the best chance of a career that will shape our future.  In this article are 26 great STEM activities for developing STEM skills in children and young people.  These STEM...

22 December 2021
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.

7 October 2021
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
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
Getting Serious with Lego

Getting Serious with Lego

Lego Serious Play can be a great part of a trainer’s toolkit when it comes to helping participants understand complex issues. Like our own MTa experiential learning kits, it’s very hands-on, but while MTa focuses on behaviours, LSP is...

3 October 2019
The Learning has Landed, Lessons from MTa’s Session at ATD ICE 2019

The Learning has Landed, Lessons from MTa’s Session at ATD ICE 2019

MTa went to ATD, now Alex Greenwood shares his view of the conference and wisdom behind his session. MTa has been going to ATD for 30 years now, what makes the event so special? From my perspective I really...

14 June 2019
Alex’s Favourite Activity for Leadership Development

Alex’s Favourite Activity for Leadership Development

In this series of articles, I’m trying to capture some of the immense experience and knowledge held by our senior facilitators at MTa and to see how our hands-on activities work in context. Today I’m talking to Alex Greenwood,...

25 July 2018
How to find the right MTa activity for your needs

How to find the right MTa activity for your needs

Whenever you are trying to determine which MTa activity to deliver, this is the place to come. The MTa Learning Interactive Qualities Explorer is a tool designed to help you find your focus zooming in on relevant attributes, behaviours...

17 April 2018
The Marshmallow Challenge doesn't deliver. There are better alternatives.

The Marshmallow Challenge doesn't deliver. There are better alternatives.

I love TED talks.  I love experiential learning activities.  Both have so much potential to reveal powerful and challenging learning.  So, you’d think that I’d love a TED talk about experiential learning… but I was disappointed when I saw...

30 November 2017