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Michael Gibbons Adjunct Professorial Lecturer School of Education

Contact
Send email to Michael Gibbons
SOE - School of Education
Spring Valley Building - 4th Floor
Bio
Mr. Gibbons is the Director of the International Education and the Global Children’s Rights Programs at Wellspring Philanthropic Fund. He has worked in basic education, community development and social justice since the mid 1970s in numerous countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. He specializes in basic and nonformal education, child rights, child development, adult learning processes, training of educators and organizational learning. He holds a Ph.D. from the Fielding Institute in human and organizational development, with a focus on organizational learning processes within educational programs. He is particularly interested in the role learning plays in personal development and social transformation. Mr. Gibbons teaches courses in international training, education and development at The American University. He has served as associate director at Banyan Tree Foundation, country director and education advisor for Save the Children.
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Teaching

Spring 2020

  • EDU-642 Training Program Design

  • EDU-713 Advanced Training Prog Design

Fall 2020

  • EDU-642 Training Program Design

  • EDU-649 Nonformal Educ & Development