Episode 104: Powerful Questions + Transformative Learning

Guest Peter Tate – a member of our International Certified Network – shares his experience facilitating faiths and cultures trainings in Southall, London. When facilitating change, Peter says “the outcome is not guaranteed” – but combining a blended approach with powerful questions enabled him to create a safe holding environment for transformative learning.   Warning for some parents: powerful questions about Santa Claus within! Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you […]

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Episode 103: Principles in Action: Safety Takes Courage and Bravery

Here we reflect on the need to address courage and bravery when facilitating learning through the ideas put forth by Brian Arao and Kristi Clemens in their 2013 writing, From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces. They note brave spaces are especially important when in dialogue on complicated diversity and social justice issues. Read the GLP blog post by Andrea Van […]

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Episode 102: The Creation of Dialogue Education

Dr. Jane Vella, the founder of Global Learning Partners, shares how her journey as an international teacher brought to life the core principles of adult learning that we now call Dialogue Education. She reflects on how the approach has evolved through praxis and explores a vision for the future of learning-centered approaches in the quest […]

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Episode 101: What is a Learning-Centered Approach?

On our inaugural episode of Shift the Power, we explore the revolutionary “learning-centered approach” to education and training with Val Uccellani and Phil Silva. We also discuss how principles of safety and respect are brought to bear in education, and how a learning-centered approach can “shift the power” for teachers and for learners. Find us on Spotify, Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to […]

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