Our gtl community is composed of ….

 

levels

Learners

Learners are people like you and me! Everyone is a Learner, and we all want to improve ourselves and uplift eachother in this closely connected community.

Partners

A Partner is a professional or organization that offers learning solutions through teaching knowledge, training skills, and making assessments.

Linkers Prime
Linkers Prime

Partners

A Partner is a professional or organization that offers learning solutions through teaching knowledge, training skills, and making assessments.

levels

LINKERs

A Linker is like an older sibling or an experienced specialist who builds a personal connection with you and supports you in achieving your academic and personal goals.   

GTL 3-TIERED SYSTEM 

Gtl 3-Tiered System

INDIVIDUAL: Learner Sprint 

  • A 4-week 8-step program to design and implement an individualized action plan 
  • Develop an understanding of self and define learning goals 
  • Help with researching and identifying resources, connections, and challenges
  • Safe space to practice self-awareness and self-exploration 

SMALL GROUP  

  • Access to Linkers’ channels, workshops, and office hours. 
  • Interact with Linkers and peers via open channels and chat groups.  
  • Enhance learning through peer feedback and collaboration 
  • Share and discover interests and passions 

COMMUNITY 

  • Attend webinars created by mentors and guests 
  • Share personal stories and invite friends to enrich the community
  • Connect with others from around the world to build new learning circles and enrich global understanding
  • Access shared information and resources 
The community shares free content via webinars, blog posts, and linker hours. Webinars are hosted by Linkers on various academic and personal development topics. These webinars can be joined live, or Learners can watch the recordings of previous webinars on our Teams, WeChat, or Youtube channel. Blog posts are written by Linkers, Partners, and Academic Advisors to GTL and can be accessed through the GTL website. Linker hours are designated times where select Linkers are available weekly for individual queries on Teams.

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