A Creative, Collaborative, In-Depth Case Study

THE SITUATION. New Moms had developed an innovative, research-based approach to support young mothers to successfully enter the workplace. They wanted a compelling way to explore and document the struggles and successes of this promising approach. The Annie E. Casey Foundation engaged GLP to craft a comprehensive case study that would be of use to […]

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Building the Capacity of Radio Broadcasters and Partners in Africa

THE SITUATION. A decade ago, Farm Radio International (FRI) asked GLP to support them in the development of a new learning program for staff and volunteers of 25 radio stations across Africa. The aim was to expand and strengthen broadcasts on agriculture and food security issues.   THE JOURNEY.  Based on the success, we collaborated […]

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A New Online Program for Coaches and Workforce Participants

THE SITUATION. The Larimer County Workforce Center (LCWC) is an innovative group of leaders working together to find new ways to decrease poverty in the northern Colorado area. They are leaders in the use of a new online platform that helps participant’s track in real time their goals and progress and increase dialogue between coaches […]

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The Essence of a Good Question

On a recent Sunday morning, I was up early and listened to On Being with Krista Tippett. This morning’s broadcast guest was Pádraig Ó Tuama, who is a poet, theologian, and extraordinary healer in our fractured world. He leads the Corrymeela community of Northern Ireland, a place that has offered refuge since the violent division that defined Ireland […]

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Maximizing Your Global Learning Experience (a series) Part I: Preparing Well

These days, there are many opportunities to not just visit another country for pleasure, but spend time getting to know a community and a culture. College education-abroad programs, faith-based experiences, international culture exchanges, and “voluntourism” opportunities all offer the chance to learn wherever you travel. In this blog post series, author Pat Elson will provide […]

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Team Building, It Doesn’t Have to be an Add On

In the International Budget Partnership (IBP), we have been working hard to embrace the principles and practice of Dialogue Education in all our meetings and learning events. Recently though, we have had to think about teambuilding or creating a network-dynamic through these events. At first, that felt overwhelming. Then, I realized: by embracing learning-centered principles […]

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