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The Outdoor Equipment You’ll Need on Your Outward Bound Course

Javier Velasco Caballero Dive, Education Leave a Comment

Are you getting ready for your first Outward Bound course? If your answer is yes, you’re probably wondering about what equipment you should bring with you. 🤔 Well, you’re in the right place! In this post, we’re going to answer the most common questions about outdoor equipment and, hopefully, solve all your doubts! Outward Bound Croatia courses include outdoor and wilderness activities, which include situations very …

Communication skills all students should develop before graduating

Communication skills all students should develop before graduating

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Communication is a topic you could spend your whole life learning about. It is as complex as human beings themselves, but also as the social structures that frame it. Unfortunately, learning to communicate authentically and efficiently is not something that finds its place in our school curricula. The result is that, at the end of their school education, many students haven’t developed the ability to …

Kako iskustveno učenje u prirodi razvija empatiju kod djece

Can outdoor education teach children empathy?

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Empathy and compassion are some of the key social skills that allow us to be cooperative, tolerant, understanding, and offer and accept help. Although we may have more than ever possibilities to digitally connect with other people, it seems like the lack of face-to-face communication has led to a decrease in empathy among young people. We’ve already discussed the benefits of occasionally engaging in a …

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Educational outdoor activities

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What you might experience on an OBC course if you accept the challenge and sign up Nature is a powerful teacher who accepts everyone ready to face a challenge and get out of their comfort zone. All OBC courses, whether they last for one, five or eight days, are held in the outdoors in which we let the participants immerse to learn more about themselves. …

Kako poticati motivaciju učenika u nastavi?

How to motivate students in the classroom?

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One of the biggest challenges almost every teacher faces on an everyday basis is how to motivate students to participate actively in the classroom and learn. From your own experience, you surely are aware that not only is it easier for you as a teacher to work with motivated students but that motivated students are much more successful in their undertakings in school and outside …

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Internship in OBC: developing solidarity

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Outward Bound is all about unlocking young people’s potential – when it comes to participants and our staff. This year we provided the opportunity to two young people to take part in a paid 6-month traineeship in our organization as part of the project “Outward Bound opportunity for growth”. We wanted to hear from our interns themselves what the experience was like. Have a look …

odgovori na 7 pitanja prije prvog OBC programa

7 questions you ask yourself before your child’s first Outward Bound course – answered

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Enrolling your child for the first time in an Outward Bound outdoor education course can leave you with a lot of questions. Parents who have no previous experience with outdoor education or are themselves not very comfortable in the outdoors naturally have numerous doubts about what expects their child on the course. In this post we’re going to give you the answers to the 7 …

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TEACHING GENERATION Z: 5 characteristics of this generation to keep in mind when stepping into the classroom

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In this post, we are going to discuss what’s important to be aware of about students who belong to Generation Z and how you can adapt your teaching methods to their needs and learning styles to reach better learning outcomes. Since our first course in 2005, a generational shift has happened, and we have understood that we need to adapt our courses and methodology of …

DIGITAL DETOX: A NEW CHALLENGE? Another beneficial tool of Outward Bound Croatia

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Many publications describe the beneficial impact of Outward Bound courses for participants. These publications describe improvements mainly in Character: displaying increased self-awareness and self-confidence while demonstrating understanding and compassion toward others, leadership and service. Leadership: demonstrating the ability to set goals, inspire and guide others to achieve them. Furthermore, exhibiting the ability to collaborate, communicate, solve problems and resolve conflicts effectively. Service: demonstrating social and …