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  • Call for action after report reveals high bullying rates in UAE schools

    The National
    December 28, 2019

    UAE schools have been urged to do more to protect children after a major international survey found nearly a third are regularly targeted by bullies. A direct link was found across the world between rates of bullying and classroom disorder, so improving discipline could also help improve student happiness and reduce bullying rates, Natasha Ridge of the Al Qasimi Foundation, said.

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  • RAK Ruler receives RAK, Bristol exchange program participants

    Sharjah 24
    December 22, 2019

    His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi received a group of Ras Al Khaimah employees who participated in the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Government Exchange Program between Ras Al Khaimah and the city of Bristol, UK.

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  • The UAE's arts scene is as vibrant as ever – but we need more critique

    The National
    November 14, 2019

    It is important that the blossoming of the arts scene in the UAE synchronizes with a greater appreciation of the need for criticism – meaning honest evaluation, both positive and negative. The UAE has a vibrant and diverse the cultural landscape, the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival, for example, will celebrate its eighth year in February with large-scale art and sculpture exhibitions, outdoor film screenings and workshops.

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  • Emirates Publishers Association Opens Educational Publishing Seminar

    Publishing Perspectives
    October 28, 2019

    The educational publishing event examines progress and plans for the United Arab Emirates’ educational publishers in aligning their efforts with goals of the country’s ministry of education to create what’s described as “a pioneering and global knowledge society.” More than 20 speakers, group leaders, and facilitators are on-hand in today and tomorrow’s programming, including the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Arts & Engagement Director Caitrin Mullan.

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  • EPA to host 22 speakers at educational publishing seminar

    Sharjah 24
    October 26, 2019

    EPA revealed the agenda of its debut edition of the Educational Publishing Seminar, to be held in collaboration with the MOE and the IPA. The seminar brings together Emirati publishers, the Ministry of Education and teachers to discuss how they can cooperate in developing a 5-year roadmap that will upgrade the national educational system and curricula. The Al Qasmi Foundation’s Caitrin Mullan will be speaking on education performance in High-performing systems.

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  • “Education is central to the development of any country’ says Natasha Ridge

    Edarabia
    October 16, 2019

    In an exclusive interview with Edarabia, Dr. Ridge, founding Executive Director of the Al Qasimi Foundation, shares some of their notable findings and how they work hand in hand with policymakers to improve education in the region.

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  • Paola Moscatelli's paintings shine brightly in the desert of the Emirates

    El Correo del Golforabes
    October 15, 2019

    The Spanish-Italian artist Paola Moscatelli has become the first woman to exhibit her collection called 'Arabian Settings' in the dunes of Ras Al Khaimah. This ideal setting unites painting with nature and bring culture closer to the younger Emiratis. The original idea for the exhibition space is Suqrat bin Bisher’s, director of the Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival.

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  • UAE agrees to boost up education sector in Isles

    IPP Media
    September 27, 2019

    Zanzibar and Ras Al Khaimah government have agreed to implement education program aimed at improving education sector in the Indian Ocean archipelago.

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  • Arab fathers play strong family role but have limited interest in homework, study finds

    The National
    September 08, 2019

    There is limited research measuring the impact of parental involvement in children’s development and educational outcomes in the Middle East, but a recent study on Arab fathers by the Al Qasimi Foundation is changing that.

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  • Arab fathers’ role key to shaping children’s future

    Gulf Today
    September 05, 2019

    Arab fathers have a significant role to play in shaping the self-esteem and educational success of their children, according to a new study unveiled by the Al Qasimi Foundation. The findings were presented at the Foundation’s ‘Global Trends in Parental Involvement’ symposium

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