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December: What This Month Means

Dec 14, 2021 9:52:00 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 post, Dr. Mike Woolf writes about what the month of December means to people from various belief systems around the world. He also shares the background of several religious festivals celebrated in the months leading up to December.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

What is QUIP?

Nov 30, 2021 9:32:00 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 post, Dr. Mike Woolf writes about the quality of education abroad and how QUIP (Forum’s Quality Improvement Program) has guided education providers to reconnect with the core purposes of study abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

CAPA Florence Faculty and Staff Spotlight

Nov 9, 2021 10:06:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Highlighting the achievements of our dedicated faculty and staff from CAPA Florence who had a major hand in the Italian translation of acclaimed novels.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

I Am What I Am

Oct 21, 2021 9:19:00 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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Students are emerging adults seeking to discover the kind of person they wish to become. Study abroad is one of many avenues where they explore their identity. In this month's column, Dr. Woolf  writes about the morphing of one's identity to personal and societal standards, as well as how it can be a gift of privilege or burden of prejudice.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

CAPA Barcelona Global Cities Curriculum

Oct 15, 2021 9:22:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Barcelona is a global city full of rich history and culture, fascinating architecture, flavorful food, a thriving art scene, and much more. CAPA Barcelona students make the city their classroom through courses that allow them to engage with and learn from the city. Continue reading to learn more about the CAPA Barcelona Global Cities curriculum.

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Posted in: International Education, Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

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

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