Articles relating to: Training

Managing change with Taller Stack: Alex's activity guide

Managing change with Taller Stack: Alex's activity guide

Learn how Taller Stack supports change management. Providing an in-depth look into MTa favourites, Jamie, Alex and James have created this series to share with you a detailed understanding of the activities which engage audiences and deliver considerable learning....

25 April 2019
Managing change with Taller Stack: Alex’s activity guide

Managing change with Taller Stack: Alex’s activity guide

Learn how Taller Stack supports change management. Providing an in-depth look into MTa favourites, Jamie, Alex and James have created this series to share with you a detailed understanding of the activities which engage audiences and deliver considerable learning....

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
The Biggest Personal Challenge for Facilitators?

The Biggest Personal Challenge for Facilitators?

Facilitating is an enabling role. It’s a role within a group, that helps others get the most out of themselves: their skills, knowledge and abilities. Facilitators do not therefore contribute directly to the content of the discussion nor decisions...

27 November 2017
7 Traps to avoid when facilitating experiential learning activities with young people

7 Traps to avoid when facilitating experiential learning activities with young people

Facilitating experiential learning activities with young people presents some unique challenges and opportunities. What are the traps we should avoid? Many of these lessons are equally valid when working with adults. Avoiding Conflict 1. Forming a team isn’t always...

11 November 2015
Beyond the Ropes – Principles of facilitating experiential learning

Beyond the Ropes – Principles of facilitating experiential learning

Beyond the ropes explains 14 principles of experiential learning. The author is Martin Thompson, founder of MTa Learning. The article was first published in 2008. Despite working as a facilitator of experiential learning for over 30 years and a...

30 October 2015
Which is the toughest team sport? Why?

Which is the toughest team sport? Why?

Which is the toughest team sport? Or put another way, which sport requires the most demanding and diverse range of team skills in the field of play? To win any competition, you need to understand the criteria for success:...

31 July 2015
Stimulating thought through social media

Stimulating thought through social media

My positive experiences and challenges faced through using Twitter as a tool to promote thinking In June 2011, I was persuaded to start writing Tweets for @MTa_Learning. My aim was to stimulate thought about personal development in general and...

15 May 2015
US Air Force Adopt MTa Kando Lean

US Air Force Adopt MTa Kando Lean

  The US Air Force have adopted Kando Lean to help employees learn how to reduce waste and maximise efficiency. They wrote this article about their experiences: Class offers hands-on approach to ‘lean’ principles By Staff Sgt. Lindsey Maurice...

21 April 2015
Experiential Learning Case Study – Team and Leadership Activities

Experiential Learning Case Study – Team and Leadership Activities

Requirements: 5P’s are one of Portugal’s leading providers of team building activities and events for group sizes of 10 to 300+. They requested a bespoke facilitator workshop to help them understand how to get the most out of MTa...

15 April 2015