Episode 4: Dialogue is Among Learners

Dr. Jane Vella and Rebecca Hutchins chat with Michael Gibbons –  ITEP Scholar in Residence at the School of Education, American University – about the axiom “Dialogue is not among teacher and learner, but among learners, of whom the teacher is one.” We often center experts and expertise in training events. This axiom explains how […]

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Episode 3: How Do They Know They Know?

 Dr. Jane Vella and Peter Noteboom –  President of GLP – talk with Dwayne Hodgson, a longtime member of GLP’s Certified Network about the axiom “How do they know they know? They just did it.” Listen as they talk about how designing for accountability in learning helps build capacity in community initiatives. The unique focus on achievement-based objectives helps organizations make critical decisions on investing resources in training and understanding why some projects don’t achieve goals. Listen on Apple […]

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Episode 2: Less is More

Jane and Val – Owner and Senior Partner at GLP – talk with Alex Ciconello from International Budget Partnership (IBP) about the axiom “Less is More”. Alex was introduced to GLP through his work with IBP in Brazil – his roots with Paolo Freire’s Popular Education made him eager to embrace a learning-centered approach. Together, Jane […]

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New Publications about a Dialogue-Education Approach by Rhonda McEwen

Two publications by Certified Dialogue Education Practitioner, Rhonda McEwen, PhD., can now be downloaded from the Founder page for your inspiration! Blended Learning: Curriculum Design for Effective Learning – is a chapter in the 2017 book entitled Leadership in Theological Education, Volume 2: Foundations for Curriculum Design, published by The ICETE Programme for Academic Leadership […]

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American University ITEP Program Honors Jane Vella

The International Training & Education Program at American University’s School of Education recently honored Jane Vella at its 2021 gathering for prospective students, current students, and alumni. The focus of the gathering was Pathways to Progress, aligning the strategic framework of the ITEP program. Jane’s keynote address, The Role of Dialogue Education in an Ever-Changing […]

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New Writings from Jane Vella

We’ve added some new personal reflections from our founder, Jane Vella, during the pandemic. We’re still celebrating Jane’s upcoming 90th birthday. Join us with these words from the back porch on thankfulness, affirmation and silence Thanks-living Learning at 89 Lavish Affirmation Considering Silence      

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