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Principles in Action: Confessions of a Former Workshop Rockstar

Shift the Power

Release Date: 12/08/2020

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Ahead of the holiday season, Shift the Power co-host Peter Noteboom got a call from Prime Minister Trudeau’s office. The ask: to convene a virtual conversation between the Prime Minister and faith leaders across Canada about responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on @GlobalLearningPartners, , and ! You can find the show on , , , , , virtually anywhere podcasts are found! This show is produced by Global Learning Partners and Greg...

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Dr. Jane Vella, Founder of Global Learning Partners, is loving what she calls “The School of the 80’s” – not the 1980’s… her 80’s. Jane shares how in the last decade she has discovered a new way of learning that is rooted in leisure, experience and vulnerability. Listen to how these insights have expanded Jane’s thinking about her original teachings on Dialogue Education™. Read Jane’s full blog post . Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on ...

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Cindy Stover used to say her engaging style, appealing PowerPoints, dynamic videos, and great jokes made her feel like a workshop rockstar! We share her reflections on how Dialogue Education™ led to her “aha moment” about the importance of seeing your learners as rockstars too. Listen for tips on moving from a teaching-centered to a learning-centered approach in your learning events. For more tips, read Cindy’s full blog: . Cindy Stover is a Justice Mobilizer for the  in Canada where she works to help people understand their call to enact justice and mercy in every area...

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Applying a learning-centered approach within the context of international development comes with its own unique set of challenges. In this episode we talk to , GLP Board Member and "midwife of change," and , Certified Dialogue Education Teacher from our Dialogue Education hub in Jordan. They share insights on navigating the tensions between funder goals and learners’ needs, and tips for shifting traditional education practices and power dynamics before the learners even step into the room. Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for...

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Paulo Freire framed education as a pathway to liberation in his seminal work, “Pedagogy of the Oppressed.” His work has influenced generations of educators, including GLP Founder, Dr. Jane Vella. In this episode we talk with  of California and  of Brazil – two long-term Dialogue Education™ practitioners who hold the legacy of Freire’s principles dear to heart. They share stories of how this revolutionary approach to education is still alive today around the world, from city governments to grassroots social justice movements. Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest...

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GLP Founder Dr. Jane Vella joins us to read a passage from a book that has stuck with her through the years: The Art of Changing the Brain by James Zull. We’ve talked a lot about the principle of “Safety” this season and its importance to learning. In this episode we reflect with Jane on the biology behind this core principle as she reads a section on “The Amygdala and the Teacher." Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on @GlobalLearningPartners, , and ! You can find...

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Guests  and  share how the 3C Model – Connecting to Content, Connecting to Self and Connecting to Others – is crucial to engaging the whole person in a virtual setting. They share their recent revelations with clients about the surprising benefits of shifting to remote meetings and trainings – including increased connections and equalized power among those in the virtual room. Learn more about the . For more tips and resources on connecting virtually, . Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses...

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Guest  – a member of GLP’s International Certified Network – joins us to share his experience facilitating faiths and cultures trainings in Southall, London. When facilitating change, Peter says “the outcome is not guaranteed” – but combining a blended approach with powerful questions enabled him to create a safe holding environment for transformative learning. Warning for some parents: powerful questions about Santa Claus within! For more, read Peter Tate’s blog:  For a deeper dive on “threshold concepts” and “troublesome knowledge”, Peter Tate recommends...

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Inspired by From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces (Arao & Clemens, 2013) – we reflect on the need to address courage and bravery when facilitating learning, especially when in dialogue on complex social justice issues. Reflections based on a blog by Andrea Van Liew: . Read  by Brian Arao & Kristi Clemens. Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on @GlobalLearningPartners, , and ! You can find the show on , , , , , virtually anywhere podcasts are found! This...

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Dr. Jane Vella, the founder of Global Learning Partners, shares how her journey as an international teacher brought to life the core principles of adult learning that we now call Dialogue Education. She reflects on how the approach has evolved through praxis and explores a vision for the future of learning-centered approaches in the quest for peace. Follow us on @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on @GlobalLearningPartners, , and ! You can find the show on , , , , , virtually anywhere...

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Cindy Stover used to say her engaging style, appealing PowerPoints, dynamic videos, and great jokes made her feel like a workshop rockstar! We share her reflections on how Dialogue Education™ led to her “aha moment” about the importance of seeing your learners as rockstars too. Listen for tips on moving from a teaching-centered to a learning-centered approach in your learning events.

For more tips, read Cindy’s full blog: Confessions of a Former Workshop Rockstar.

Cindy Stover is a Justice Mobilizer for the Christian Reformed Church in Canada where she works to help people understand their call to enact justice and mercy in every area of their lives, from how they shop, to how they talk to their neighbours, to how their communities respond to the most vulnerable.

For more information on "the 3C Model," check out our episode with Jeanette Romkema and Andrew Van Liew! 

Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on Instagram @GlobalLearningPartners, Facebook, and LinkedIn!

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This show is produced by Global Learning Partners and Greg Tilton JR. You can learn more about GLP at our website, as well as check out Greg's work and services!  

Theme music: 'Pretty Face' by Una Walkenhorst. You can hear more of Una's music at her website!

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