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Dr. Michael Woolf

Michael Woolf is the Deputy President Strategic Development at CAPA and serves on the Curriculum Committee of the Forum on Education Abroad. 'Thoughts on Education Abroad' is a monthly column of short essays sharing his thoughts and expertise on the subject.

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Global Infections

Jul 1, 2020 9:23:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: International Education, Diversity Abroad

Cricket and Colonialism

Jun 2, 2020 9:20:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Learning to Love Online

May 12, 2020 9:21:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Introducing Career Integration Volume 3 - Reviewing the Impact

Apr 6, 2020 3:48:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

In this post, supplemental to his regular column, Mike Woolf (and his contributing editors) introduce volume 3 of our Career Integration publication and provide you with a sneak preview of what is to be discussed in its (virtual and paper) pages.

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Posted in: International Education

Education Abroad in Troublesome Times

Apr 3, 2020 9:06:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Dilemma of the Drawer: A Study in Cultural Relativism

Mar 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

The Old School Tie, the Silver Spoon and the Glass Ceiling

Feb 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf dives into the issues of privilege and meritocracy, and discusses how that affects life paths and social mobility. He also writes about how education abroad gives students access to culture and skills for better employment prospects.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Helsinki: An Objective Review

Jan 7, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf  recaps his experience at the 2019 European Association for International Education (EAIE) Conference and shares his observations of Helsinki and the Finnish way of life.

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Posted in: International Education

The Hillbilly and the Cowboy: How Identities are Made

Dec 3, 2019 8:45:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf explains the construct of identities and how communities unite individuals who share their values. He also shares insights on how students will encounter and can react to identity challenges abroad.

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Posted in: International Education

Loyalties

Nov 11, 2019 11:11:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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Dr. Mike Woolf compares how loyalty, customs, and group identities are expressed in the US and Europe. In today's globalized world, how do these communities foster and maintain belongingness? Find out more in this month's column.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

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