Episode 12: Learning is in the Doing and Deciding

On this final episode of Simply True, Jane is joined by all her co-hosts – Rebecca, Val, and Peter – to reflect on the axiom, “Learning is in the doing and deciding.” Val and Peter share similar stories – they met Jane over two decades ago, early on in their careers working in international development. After experiencing the […]

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Episode 11: Foster “Ah-Ha” Moments

Dr. Jane Vella and Val Uccellani are joined by Tonjala Eaton, Career Coach and GLP Partner, to reflect on the axiom “foster ‘ah-ha’ moments, not ‘gotcha’ moments”. Tonjala was inspired by Jane’s writing many years ago and set her sights on becoming a learning-centered practitioner. In 2019, Tonjala joined the GLP team as a Partner […]

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Episode 10: Hold / Fold the Opposites

Dr. Jane Vella and Rebecca Hutchins talk with Dan Haase, Associate Lecturer at Wheaton College, about the axiom “Hold the opposites” (aka “Fold the opposites”).  Dan first learned about Jane’s work years ago when his book group decided to read “Taking Learning to Task”. He became a quick convert to the principles and practices of […]

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Anna Olechowski-Hanley

Virtual Administrative Support anna@globallearningpartners.com Anna Hanley began her work with Global Learning Partners in 2021. The primary focus of her position is working with the GLP Core Consulting Team to support them virtually with a variety of tech-related and administrative tasks. This role includes working towards achieving the company’s strategic objectives and tasks so that […]

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Episode 6: Classrooms Can Be Radical Spaces of Possibilities

Dr. Jane Vella and Rebecca Hutchins chat with Adriano Pianesi – Founder of ParticipAction Consulting and Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University – about the axiom “classrooms can be radical spaces of possibilities.” Like many others, Adriano read Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach and was inspired to reach out to Jane. Since then, he has […]

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Episode 5: Affirmation is Like Oxygen

Dr. Jane Vella and Peter Noteboom chat with Christine Little, Certified Dialogue Education Teacher, about the axiom “Affirmation is like oxygen – we all need it to survive.” Christine first met GLP nearly twenty years ago through her work with Habitat for Humanity International – one of the first organizations to broadly apply a learning-centered […]

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