Education – a process of empowerment

Listen to the second episode of ‘a story for everything’, the latest Watipa podcast released today.

In this episode, listen to the wise advice from Peter Taylor, one of the founding trustees of Watipa and the Director of Research of the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) at the University of Sussex in Brighton, United Kingdom.

“Education is a process of empowerment through knowledge that leads to growth, change and transformation. It’s not just about receiving knowledges but it’s an enlightening experience.”

Peter Taylor

Skill to share? Participation.

Most important thing ever learned? Importance of relationships. Take care of people and take care of yourself.

Advice for Watipa scholars? Just do it, you always learn something.

Peter, inspired by Maya Angelou, also explains how people do not remember what you say but how you made them feel.

Peter Taylor is a musician, agriculturalist, educationalist and researcher. He has lived and worked in Botswana, Vietnam, Canada and the United Kingdom. Previously Peter was Director, Strategic Development, at the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada where he was responsible for leading IDRC’s strategic planning processes.

Listen for free on Anchor or on Spotify.

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