Welcome to my site. I am an adult education and community development consultant currently based in Ottawa, Canada. Please, take a look through some of my work below.

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Recent Blog Posts

What is a Learning City?

I discovered the Learning City idea when I first heard about the 2nd International Conference on Learning Cities in Mexico City. To me, a Learning City is both a proclamation and a strategy to map and support all of a cities' lifelong learning … [Read More...]

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Re-Inventing The Walking Tour

Jane's Walk is back for its 9th festival weekend this May 1st, 2nd and 3rd! Free walking tours that are led by anyone and everyone. You just show up where the walk starts. That's it! Awesome eh? Jane's Walk started in Toronto, but has now active in … [Read More...]


Anti-Oppression – What’s in a name?

This is guest post was written by Nicole Bernhardt, a human rights and equity specialist. As a person who regularly runs workshops on equity issues I have found myself in many conversations about what terms best describe the sort of work that I … [Read More...]


12 Global Education Spaces for Social Change (PART 2)

If you haven't already, check out my first post on education spaces for social change. Ready for more? Here are your next six education spaces for social change starting with a classic eco-village.  Findhorn (Scotland) Located on the … [Read More...]


12 Global Education Spaces for Social Change That You Need to Know About

I love spaces that bring people together to learn. You name it. Libraries, community centres, recreation spaces, parks, town halls. My favourite are spaces that say "we can make this world a bit better by learning together". I love those spaces so … [Read More...]


MOOCs for Community Developers in 2015

MOOCs! Massive Online Open Courses are university courses offered online to the public. Thousands or even a hundreds of thousands of students can register for each course from all over the world for free. A year ago, I signed up for a MOOC on how … [Read More...]