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Improve your bottom line with outdoor team development

How outdoor adventure creates more effective teams and boosts morale and productivity

When someone says ‘team building’ to you, what do you think? Does it conjure up images of sitting round tables, while someone takes you through theoretical exercises that don’t bear any practical resemblance to your working life? Does the thought of spending time with your co-workers fill you with dread?

At Kippure Estate, we believe that in order for teams to work effectively together, they need to know how to have fun together while working towards a common goal. Being able to identify the […]

Do you know if your team is in peak mental condition?

Put your staff to the ultimate test with our mental fitness one day team challenge

It used to be said that we only use 10% of our brain, leaving the rest as an untapped well of potential. Although science has now proven that we do, in fact, use all of our brain, it is still true that many of us aren’t performing at our mental best. If you’re tired of foggy thinking leading to poor productivity or you believe that your staff could do with a mental pick me up, then our Mental Fitness One Day […]

Things you need to know about outdoor leadership training

How outdoor leadership development courses help develop the leaders your company needs

It’s said that great leaders are born, not made, but at Kippure Corporate, we beg to differ. While it’s true that some people do seem to be natural leaders, the skills required to successfully lead can be taught. Outdoor leadership development workshops at Kippure Estate offer your staff the chance to master modern leadership principles against the backdrop of the stunning Wicklow countryside.

It takes dedication and determination to learn outdoor skills, as well as time to mature into a confident leader. At Kippure […]

What is Outdoor Experiential Learning?

Outdoor Learning at Kippure Estate

A traditional classroom scenario might stir images of a teacher or professor standing in front of a group of students, lecturing about a particular topic or demonstrating a procedure on the board. It is not until the students have the opportunity to put this theory into practice that they are able to more deeply understand or retain the newly acquired information.

Experiential learning takes on an even deeper form of education. Simply put, experiential learning is learning through doing or hands-on activities. According to UNESCO (in “Teaching and Learning for a Sustainable […]

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