Outdoor Leadership students Kathleen Howard and Laura Cook have completed a one-year internship with Magic Bus in India.
Magic Bus is a non-government organisationsupporting young people below the poverty line in improving their lives.The Magic Bus Centre for Learning and Development caters for a wide range of groups and needs andis located in a remote part of Maharashtra.
Sessions are based around the 'Learning through experience' philosophy. Programmes are planned very carefully around four key foundations; facilitation, mentoring, coaching and feedback.
Staff use a multitude of techniques to encourage participants to leave their comfort zone and enter the stretch zone to achieve a desired outcome, ranging from team cohesion to creative thinking.
Kathleen and Laura have kindly provided UCLan Outdoors with a presentation poster detailing their time in India.