Iskustveno učenje

Experiential learning

Venessa Silveira Dive, Education, Schools Leave a Comment

Have you ever noticed a young child trying to avoid hot objects, like a burning candle because of the discomfort and pain caused by it during his/her past experiences with fire? Do you think, the child would learn the dangers of fire if he/she had not directly experienced it? Well, here’s when the concept of experiential learning slides in. For thousands of years humans have …

OBC oprema za boravak u prirodi

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

Tamara Lipnjak Education, Schools Leave a Comment

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?

Tamara Lipnjak Education, Experience, News Leave a Comment

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 …

Kako poticati motivaciju učenika u nastavi?

How to motivate students in the classroom?

Tamara Lipnjak Education, News, Schools Leave a Comment

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 …

Poučavanje generacije Z

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

Tamara Lipnjak Education, News, Schools Leave a Comment

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 …

7 reasons your child should attend OBC

Outward Bound Education, Schools Leave a Comment

They will identify strengths in themselves that they never realised they had Everyone has untapped potential, the only problem is that we don’t know what we don’t know. Sometimes it’s difficult to identify part of our personality that could really benefit us or others around us.  Strengths such as determination, teamwork and responsibility may sit inside us for days, weeks or years until we have and …

Natural navigation

Natural navigation

Outward Bound Dive, Education Leave a Comment

Everyone one of us have once find her/himself in a new town or in a unknown part of the known city. Asking for direction, of course, is always an option. But if you are a bit shy and your cell phone battery is on the low end or maybe there isn’t anyone to ask in the vicinity, finding your way by a map and with …