The World Teacher Podcast sees education as the key to creating the kind of world we want to live in. Gareth Manning talks with brilliant and beautiful humans to understand the transformative social changes happening all around us, examining innovative and actionable ideas we can use to help humanity flourish. Our ultimate goal is to build a community where humans cultivate awareness, compassion, and love for Mother Gaia and all of her inhabitants.
Developing Entrepreneurial Kids with Rajesh Nair
Gareth chats with Rajesh Nair, who has worked at both the Asia School of Business and MIT and is the founder of EnCube Labs, about his work in developing entrepreneurial mindsets and skills in young people around the world.
Alternative Education and Democratic Schools with Jerry Mintz
Gareth speaks with Jerry Mintz, Founder and Director of the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AREO), who has helped found more than 100 alternative schools in 25 countries.
Humanity Rising with Jim Garrison
Gareth speaks with Jim Garrison, Founder, President, and Chief Academic Officer of Ubiquity University. Jim discusses his public diplomacy with Mikhail Gorbachev, his time at the Esalen Institute, the current state of US-Russia relations in the context of the Ukraine Crisis, racism in the US, spirituality, and his transformative approach to education via Ubiquity University and the global online forum, Humanity Rising.
How Art Education Can Save the World with Terrence Ho
Gareth speaks with Terrence Ho, a high school art teacher and intrepid global adventurer, who uses art education to open minds, develop local communities, and to deepen global sister city relationships. Tensions between art and capitalism, and the pitfalls of elite education are also discussed.
Healing After Bullying with Simone Ellin
Gareth speaks with Simone Ellin, writer and Associate Editor at Jmore, about the impacts bullying has had on her life -- and how reaching out to her bullies years later has helped her and others heal. Gareth also talks about his own bullying and healing journey.
The Lonely Century with Noreena Hertz
Gareth talks with Noreena Hertz, economist, activist, UCL professor, and author of The Lonely Century: Coming Together is a World That’s Pulling Us Apart. Topics include the loneliness pandemic, the impacts of loneliness on health, innovation, and democracy, and how to incentivize compassion and kindness.
Loved the BLM episode! Very educational and moving and much needed in our current climate.
Open and honest! A deep dive and motivates the greater good! Tackles social justice issues and current events. The hosts have great chemistry and are able to relate their own personal situation to today’s current events and drive an element to inspire change! Challenging and uplifting! Great podcast!
I am a firm believer in restorative justice! Thank you guys so much for the deep dive into the subject matter. Keep up the awesome work.