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Shift the Power is a learning-centered podcast, where we talk about the revolutionary power of a learning-centered approach. Through this podcast, we hope to inspire creative thinking and provide practical tools and techniques to deepen learning through dialogue. Created by Global Learning Partners and produced by Greg Tilton JR, with music by Una Walkenhorst.

Shift the Power is a learning-centered podcast, where we talk about the revolutionary power of a learning-centered approach. Through this podcast, we hope to inspire creative thinking and provide practical tools and techniques to deepen learning through dialogue. Created by Global Learning Partners and produced by Greg Tilton JR, with music by Una Walkenhorst.

Location:

United States

Description:

Shift the Power is a learning-centered podcast, where we talk about the revolutionary power of a learning-centered approach. Through this podcast, we hope to inspire creative thinking and provide practical tools and techniques to deepen learning through dialogue. Created by Global Learning Partners and produced by Greg Tilton JR, with music by Una Walkenhorst.

Language:

English


Episodes

BONUS: Peter Gets a Call from the Prime Minister’s Office

1/26/2021
Ahead of the holiday season, Shift the Power co-host Peter Noteboom got a call from Prime Minister Trudeau’s office. The ask: to convene a virtual conversation between the Prime Minister and faith leaders across Canada about responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on Instagram @GlobalLearningPartners, Facebook, and LinkedIn! You can...

Duration:00:59:44

Reflecting with Jane on the School of the 80’s

12/15/2020
Dr. Jane Vella, Founder of Global Learning Partners, is loving what she calls “The School of the 80’s” – not the 1980’s… her 80’s. Jane shares how in the last decade she has discovered a new way of learning that is rooted in leisure, experience and vulnerability. Listen to how these insights have expanded Jane’s thinking about her original teachings on Dialogue Education™. Read Jane’s full blog post here. Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and...

Duration:00:15:32

Principles in Action: Confessions of a Former Workshop Rockstar

12/8/2020
Cindy Stover used to say her engaging style, appealing PowerPoints, dynamic videos, and great jokes made her feel like a workshop rockstar! We share her reflections on how Dialogue Education™ led to her “aha moment” about the importance of seeing your learners as rockstars too. Listen for tips on moving from a teaching-centered to a learning-centered approach in your learning events. For more tips, read Cindy’s full blog: Confessions of a Former Workshop Rockstar. Cindy Stover is a Justice...

Duration:00:06:58

Designing for Change in International Development

12/1/2020
Applying a learning-centered approach within the context of international development comes with its own unique set of challenges. In this episode we talk to Julia Rosenbaum, GLP Board Member and "midwife of change," and Dina Shafaqouj, Certified Dialogue Education Teacher from our Dialogue Education hub in Jordan. They share insights on navigating the tensions between funder goals and learners’ needs, and tips for shifting traditional education practices and power dynamics before the...

Duration:00:38:45

The Legacy of Paulo Freire

11/24/2020
Paulo Freire framed education as a pathway to liberation in his seminal work, “Pedagogy of the Oppressed.” His work has influenced generations of educators, including GLP Founder, Dr. Jane Vella. In this episode we talk with Robb Davis of California and Alex Ciconello of Brazil – two long-term Dialogue Education™ practitioners who hold the legacy of Freire’s principles dear to heart. They share stories of how this revolutionary approach to education is still alive today around the world,...

Duration:00:34:41

Reflecting with Jane on “The Art of Changing the Brain”

11/17/2020
GLP Founder Dr. Jane Vella joins us to read a passage from a book that has stuck with her through the years: The Art of Changing the Brain by James Zull. We’ve talked a lot about the principle of “Safety” this season and its importance to learning. In this episode we reflect with Jane on the biology behind this core principle as she reads a section on “The Amygdala and the Teacher." Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for...

Duration:00:16:52

Engaging the Whole Person, Virtually

11/10/2020
Guests Jeanette Romkema and Andrea Van Liew share how the 3C Model – Connecting to Content, Connecting to Self and Connecting to Others – is crucial to engaging the whole person in a virtual setting. They share their recent revelations with clients about the surprising benefits of shifting to remote meetings and trainings – including increased connections and equalized power among those in the virtual room. Learn more about the 3C Model. For more tips and resources on connecting virtually,...

Duration:00:33:43

Powerful Questions + Transformative Learning

11/3/2020
Guest Peter Tate – a member of GLP’s International Certified Network – joins us to share 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! For more, read Peter Tate’s blog: Digital...

Duration:00:26:30

Principles in Action: Safety Takes Courage & Bravery

10/27/2020
Inspired by From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces (Arao & Clemens, 2013) – we reflect on the need to address courage and bravery when facilitating learning, especially when in dialogue on complex social justice issues. Reflections based on a blog by Andrea Van Liew: Courage and Bravery in Addition to Safety and Respect. Read From Safe Spaces to Brave Spaces by Brian Arao & Kristi Clemens. Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for...

Duration:00:07:03

The Creation of Dialogue Education feat. Jane Vella

10/20/2020
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 for peace. Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You...

Duration:00:29:44

What is a Learning-Centered Approach?

10/13/2020
On our inaugural episode of Shift the Power, we explore the revolutionary learning-centered approach to education and training. 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. Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on Instagram...

Duration:00:48:09

What is the GLP Podcast?

10/12/2020
Welcome to Shift the Power! Start here to learn all about the show before diving into the topics with our hosts and guests. Follow us on Twitter @GLPconsultants for the latest updates about the show and resources available for businesses and individuals alike. You can also find us on Instagram @GlobalLearningPartners, Facebook, and LinkedIn! You can find the show on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, virtually anywhere podcasts are found! This show is produced by...

Duration:00:15:30