In the early years of Global Learning Partners (GLP), our consultants often worked solo on projects with our clients. It seemed like the more efficient thing to do and may have saved our clients a few dollars. However, we’ve learned a lot since then about the many advantages of fielding two or more team members on a single […]
Our esteemed founder, Jane Vella, continues to write about a new country as she sees it from her vantage point of quiet and time. Learn a new word in Irenic Education, reflect on where you are as a teacher in The Pyramid System, celebrate the new ecology of a nonagenarian with Celebrating the Quiet, and […]
Just as many of us finally settled into our virtual meeting routines we found a new challenge: hybrid meetings. A hybrid event is where some of the participants are online and some of the participants are in-person. As my colleagues and I prepared for our first hybrid meeting we realized that many of the […]
Check out our Founder page for new musings from Jane in the “Personal Reflections” section. Stop by her back porch for a brief check in on what lessons one can learn from the international Tennis scene and explore a new potential qualitative research term in Emergence Research.
As we reviewed the assessments coming in after the pilot of a newly developed training course, two words stood out: breakout rooms. Half of our team expected the feedback on these virtual discussion groups to be negative, the other wondered why almost every participant wrote about them in their responses. We pored over the data […]
“Remember that your authority over other human beings is an artificial construct.”  I’ve been asking people about their core values and characteristics when they are at their best for over 20 years. I was introduced to this practice through the field of restorative justice. I witnessed mentors help groups identify their core values in […]
Breakout groups – where small groups talk within the larger group – can help all learners participate more fully, engage with each other and connect to the content in a deeper way. In a virtual setting, breakout rooms help learners get that in-person feel, and can be used effectively to enable personal meaning-making. When to […]
Check out The Founder Page for three new personal reflections from Jane on life in the 90s. You’ll learn a new phrase in Swahili, a new ninety-teen normal, and a 2am prayer on life and dying. Thank you Jane for sharing your learnings on this phase of your life!
GLP’s founder, Jane Vella shares a new reflection on how the COVID quiet has given her the gift of time; read Do Less More, Now on The Founder page. Check out Episode 302 of our podcast – Building Equity through Restorative Approaches with Troi Bechet explores how creativity, innovation, and a vision of […]
Peter Perkins, a former Co-owner and Senior Partner of GLP passed away on January 25, 2022. Here we celebrate the tremendous impact he had on the people of Vermont through his work with Global Learning Partners. We invite you to leave a comment below to join in the celebration of Peter’s life and work. […]