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Diving with a Purpose: History and the Slave Trade

Sep 21, 2021 10:07:00 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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This month, Dr. Woolf  looks into the history of slave trade around the world and discusses how intellectual responsibility and radical empathy allow us to be more aware. He also highlights how experience and having knowledge of history, technology, and science can help us understand reality better.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Meditations on Why the English Think They are Great by an English Man

Aug 24, 2021 11:32:26 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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This month, Dr. Woolf analyzes the views of English International Educators and their takes on pride and exceptionalism.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

CAPA Earns QUIP and QAA Standards Renewals

Jul 22, 2021 9:18:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We are pleased to announce that CAPA has been recognized for successful QUIP and QAA standards renewals. We are honored to be recognized in our commitment to providing high quality academic programs and providing a safe and supportive environment for our students. Read more:

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

National Fictions: Editing the Past

Jul 20, 2021 3:00:00 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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This month, Dr. Woolf writes about the historical amnesia about colonization and how countries reinterpret their history to support national identity.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

COVID, What Henry Said, Robert Lowell, My Dad, and Other Diversions

Jun 8, 2021 9:33:00 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. Woolf talks about the immobility that many educators have faced due to the impacts of COVID-19, communicating in the Zoom era, and observing how the profession was either deemed essential or inessential in the UK. He also shares his encounter with American poet Robert Lowell.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Mind and Heart: The Challenge of Colonialism

May 11, 2021 9:33:00 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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This month, Dr. Mike Woolf opens up a dialogue on the broader international and historical contexts of colonialism and how it connects to the problematic past with the turbulent times in which we live. He also brings up the effects of colonialism upon social, political, and economic structures.

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Posted in: International Education

Looking for the Hillbilly

Apr 15, 2021 9:07:00 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 unpacks the myth of Appalachia and peels back the layers of the hillbilly stereotype. He looks into how these histories are written to create collective identities in which individuality is obscured.

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Posted in: International Education

Deconstructing International

Mar 23, 2021 10:33:00 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 wades through the ambiguity of how students attain knowledge through empathy, imagination, and education abroad, as well as the counter ideologies of internationalization. Through this discourse, he sheds light on the treatment of language that describes students from abroad and their contribution on campus.

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Posted in: International Education

CAPA Named Recipient of 2020 Top Safety Award

Feb 25, 2021 10:50:45 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Each year, GoOverseas hosts the Community Choice Awards for Study Abroad Providers. We are pleased to announce that CAPA has received the Top Safety Award for Study Abroad & Internships Abroad in 2020.

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Posted in: International Education

Decolonizing the Global City

Feb 16, 2021 9:45:00 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 uncovers the multiple apparent and hidden realities that form a global city and the steps taken to decolonize dominant narratives in education abroad.

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Posted in: International Education

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