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  • Al Qasimi Foundation | MENA | Go To Global Think Tank Index | 2012

    Al Qasimi Foundation named one of the world's best new think tanks in 2012

    University of Pennsylvania
    January 24, 2013

    The Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research was named one of the world's best new think tanks in 2012 in the University of Pennsylvania's latest global think tank rankings.

  • Suqrat bin Bisher | Al Qasimi Foundation | Art | Dreams

    How Not to Give Up on Your Dreams

    Suqrat bin Bisher, Gulf News
    December 02, 2012

    Suqrat bin Bisher, a young Emirati, accounts his love for art and his determination to pursue it that paid off.

  • Special Needs | Children | Education policy | UAE

    Special needs children in UAE may suffer if expat schooling bill passes

    Ola Salem, The National
    November 17, 2012

    Parents with children who have learning disabilities are nervous about a new schooling bill that may require expatriates to put their children in school or face the revocation of their residency visas.

  • Teacher Exchange | Switzerland | Ras Al Khaimah | Professional Development | Education

    RAK Teachers Trade Lessons with Swiss Counterparts

    Afshan Ahmed, The National
    October 08, 2012

    Teachers in Ras Al Khaimah have traded valuable lessons with their counterparts in Switzerland thanks to an exchange programme initiated by the Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research.

  • NYUAD | Abu Dhabi | Higher Education | Emiratis | Student Ratios

    NYU Abu Dhabi Hopes to Attract More Emiratis

    Melanie Swan, The National
    September 18, 2012

    New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus has nearly doubled its intake of Emirati students in the past year and hopes to continue to add Emiratis to the student body. In all, 11 percent of new students at NYU are UAE nationals, up from 4 percent in 2010, its first year.

  • Boys More Likely to Drop out of School than Girls, Abu Dhabi Study Finds

    Boys More Likely to Drop out of School than Girls, Abu Dhabi Study Finds

    Preeti Kannan, The National
    August 27, 2012

    A new report by the Statistics Centre–Abu Dhabi (Scad) offers fresh evidence that dropping out of school is much more common for boys than for girls.

  • Students | Motivation | IAT | Applied Technology | UAE | Calvert Jones | Al Qasimi Foundation

    Study Shows Which UAE Schools Have Most Motivated Students

    Afshan Ahmed, The National
    July 03, 2012

    Evidence shows the ATHS campuses are attracting highly motivated students and maintaining that motivation. The report details the research findings of Yale doctoral candidate Calvert Jones, who spent a year interviewing pupils from all seven ATHS campuses in the UAE, and 2,265 pupils from 13 government schools.

  • Emirati boys | Higher Education | Culture Shock | UAE | Al Qasimi Foundation

    Emirati Boys Face "Cultural border" at College

    Melanie Swan, The National
    June 24, 2012

    Emirati schoolboys face a "cultural border crossing" before they are ready for the challenge of being taught in English at college.

  • School | Gender | Emirati Youth | UAE | Al Qasimi Foundation | Gentleman

    The School That Produces Perfect Gentlemen

    Afshan Ahmed, The National
    June 16, 2012

    A boys' school in Abu Dhabi has been held up by inspectors as a model of how to turn out polite, respectful, and well behaved young men.

  • UAE | Ministry | Education | Bills | Natasha Ridge | Al Qasimi Foundation

    Education Ministry Owes Dh170m in Utility Bills

    Afshan Ahmed, The National
    June 07, 2012

    The Ministry of Education says it cannot pay more than Dh170 million in utility and transport bills. Dr. Natasha Ridge weighs in on how to promote efficiency in the system.