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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Episode 210: Who’s on the line? Reflecting on Inclusion – Featuring Andrea Van Liew

 With the recent rise in remote work, many of us are faced with the challenge of designing and facilitating engaging and inclusive meetings while in a virtual setting. Today we’re joined by Andrea Van Liew – GLP Consultant and leader of our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Team – to talk about how we can […]

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Nugget Trails: Mobile-Based Micro-Learning

Nugget trails are an innovative mobile-based system designed to deliver small bits of learning straight to your learner’s phone or computer. The flexible format opens up a wide variety of applications. Watch the video below to learn more and sign up for a Nugget Trail Demo today! You will receive a total of five nuggets […]

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Episode 209: Embracing Blended Learning – Featuring Claudia Quinonez

 Over the last year, as more and more learning is moving to an online or virtual setting, we have begun fully embracing the importance of “blended learning” within GLP. Today we are going to talk to GLP Consultant Claudia Quinonez about what we mean by “blended learning” and why we think this should be […]

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Episode 208: Building Bridges Between Sessions – Featuring First 5 Alameda County

First 5 Alameda County funds innovative programs and advocates for policies that produce better futures for children up to age 5. Beth Hoch from First 5 Alameda and Shawn Bryant from the Teaching Excellence Center talk about adapting “Mind in the Making”, an impactful training on children’s brain development, to a virtual setting. GLP consultant […]

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Episode 207: Stepping Back to Light the Way – Featuring New Moms

New Moms positioned themselves as a leader in the field of workforce development through their science-informed social enterprise, Bright Endeavors. In 2019 GLP had the opportunity to document insights from their work through a learning-centered case study. These insights were later incorporated in a toolkit for other organizations involved in workforce development and employment social enterprise. Gabrielle Caverl-McNeal and Dana Emanuel from New Moms join us to share the impact of the case study one year later – within New Moms and in the broader […]

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Episode 206: Resistance is Not Futile – Featuring Tonjala Eaton

 Sometimes our learning designs go off without a hitch… and sometimes, they don’t! We’ve all been there – you’ve thoughtfully planned out your learning tasks and facilitation techniques, but when you get in the room it’s just not working for one (or more) of your learners – the resistance is palpable! GLP Consultant Tonjala […]

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