“Thoughts on Education Abroad” is a month-to-month column written by CAPA The Global Education Network’s Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf. In this piece, Dr. Woolf introduces CAPA’s Occasional Paper #10: The JEDI Anthology. This publication is a compilation of views from members of the worldwide schooling neighborhood.
Why a JEDI Anthology?
In San Francisco on the Diversity Abroad Conference on “Global Inclusion” in early October 2022, we had been happy to carry a session to launch CAPA’s Occasional Paper #10: THE JEDI ANTHOLOGY. The JEDI Anthology attracts upon contributions remodeled the previous 12 years. Collectively, these papers display the worth of conversations that transcend on a regular basis considerations to discover numerous views and ideologies. One rationale for this anthology derives from the present uneasy political setting. The timeliness is evident.
The work of schooling overseas organizations is rooted in US larger schooling; we’re, in essence, the abroad representatives of American faculties and universities. We create and enact applications that complement, in a single type or one other, their schooling overseas aspirations. The underrepresentation of some pupil teams in that mode of examine has generated range, fairness, and inclusion agendas at house and overseas. Including the notion of justice acknowledges political implications and wider contexts during which racism and institutional prejudice is manifest.
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