The percentage of Emirati pupils in private education rose from 31.9 in the 2010-2011 academic year to 34.7 percent in 2013-2014.
The absence of Emirati men in the education system means that young male pupils have no role models, and when a profession becomes feminised, as is the case with teaching, salaries can dip.
Ras Al Khaimah has seen the launch of a new program that is targeted at supporting high school students who may be at risk of dropping out of school.
Sarath Ganji is a Fulbright Scholar being hosted by the Al Qasimi Foundation. While Mr. Ganji pursues research that may help the Foundation promote evidence-based decision making among local policymakers, he benefits from the Foundation’s core competencies, including its presence in academic and policymaking communities.
This December, a delegation from the University of Sydney, Australia visited Ras Al Khaimah to raise awareness and conduct a study on breast cancer.
A host of emerging UAE directors and their experienced peers will participate in the Dubai International Film Festival’s (DIFF’s) Muhr Emirati Competition, including the Al Qasimi's Suqrat bin Bisher.
A report released by the World Bank on the state of Dubai’s private education sector has revealed the emirate’s regulator “has put into place a system that is uniquely adapted to the private education landscape” in the emirate.
In collaboration with the U.S. Consulate in Dubai, the Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi Foundation for Policy Research organized a musical evening with the Della Mae band in the presence of his excellency Robert Waller, U.S. Consul General, and Dr. Natasha Ridge, Executive Director of the Foundation.
The commercial developments lining the coasts of the Arabian Peninsula have various implications for the environment. This paper is interested in the relationship between residents' perceptions of these coastal landscapes and the effects of such extensive developments. Al Jazeera Al Hamra is one of the only fully standing abandoned villages in the Gulf region and carries a rich history and once critical coastal location.
In addition to ensuring that Emirati teachers remain motivated, education officials must also exert more efforts to help expatriate public school remain passionate about their jobs.