8/3/16

The power of letting go with Karine Veldhoen

Better Leaders Better Schools guest Karine Veldhoen, M. Ed. is the founder of Learn Forward and a creative force in education. She’s also the Chief Learning Officer at
Willowstone Academy, the CEO/Founder of Niteo Africa, a former Education Consultant for Fresh Grade and a modern day Learn Forward represents a lifetime of her professional study, action research, and meaning-making within the context of education.

Driven by her passion for making a difference in the lives of others, Karine’s been exploring the most important journeys of children through serving as the Chief Learning Officer at Willowstone Academy for the last 10 years and as an educator for over 20 years. In her talks about the transformation of education, she emphasizes the importance of cultivating a connection between school and home and uses the Table of
Learning as a metaphor for where we can begin.
 
 
In this episode you will learn:
  • Power of being a learner
  • Don’t take things so personally
  • How to frame experiences in healthy ways
  • Power of letting go
  • The story of starting Learn Forward
  • The 5 most important journeys of a child
  • Brutal honesty + trust
  • How to invite practice into your community
  • Self-care
  • Vision building
  • How to get on the same page as a couple
 
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