Dr. Natasha Ridge weighs in on what new survey findings may tell us about Arab youth and their thoughts on unemployment. While education is directly linked to unemployment, this survey does not look at that dimension of the youth experience.
This book offers an in-depth study to readers interested in researching the effects of globalization within the Arabian Gulf States and the way this cultural revolution has created emerging roles for women while it stresses that gender stereotypes broaden the economic and social gap within the Arabian Gulf States.
The Henhouse Prowlers, an American bluegrass band from Chicago, Illinois, brought both music and educational fun when they visited Ras Al Khaimah in March as part of its tour across the UAE.
Mr. Matthew MacLean is a Ph.D. candidate at New York University and one of the Foundation’s resident scholars. He has spent months looking at what the UAE’s infrastructure tells us about the emergence of its national identity and its rich heritage.
Grade 10 students in the Sheikh Saqr Student Enrichment Program are getting a chance to explore their passions and interests while helping their community through a pilot service-learning program.
On Feb. 19, the fourth annual Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival was inaugurated. The Gazelle covered the event as NYU Abu Dhabi sophomore Zane Mountcastle showcased his work at the opening night. Said Mountcastle. "In the context of the UAE today, the photo becomes a commentary on the mixture of cultures, beliefs, and traditions that make up the country."
This year, the Index has listed the top 65 education policy think tanks in the world. None of the institutions included in this ranking are based in an Arabic-speaking nation, signaling the importance of developing new education research and strategies for the Arabian Gulf and North Africa.
Emirati teenagers perform poorly in a crucial test of their proficiency in English because they believe the test has an inbuilt cultural bias and because school teaching methods do not adequately prepare them, a new study suggests.
The diverse personal stories of more than 50 long-time Ras Al Khaimah residents have been captured through a documentary project being supported by an Al Qasimi Foundation Seed Grant.
The Foundation established a community advisory council for its whole school renewal initiative to engage the community and approach education reform more holistically.