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Welcome to the Al Qasimi Foundation Podcast Channel!

Below are episodes that comprise our various podcast series: Policy & Practice, Majlis, and Speeches & Symposium. Visit our SoundCloud for additional playlists sorted thematically by our priority areas: education, arts and culture, health, and urban planning.

  • Dr. Natasha Ridge discusses the Impact of School Curriculum on Student Success in Higher Education​

    Speeches and Symposiums Series
    Dr. Natasha Ridge
    December 10, 2017

  • Dr. Natasha Ridge on Women in Leadership

    Speeches and Symposiums Series
    Dr. Natasha Ridge
    December 10, 2017

  • Dr. Natasha Ridge on Philanthropy in Education

    Speeches and Symposiums Series
    Dr. Natasha Ridge
    December 10, 2017

  • Examining Education Reform in the United Arab Emirates: Challenges and Opportunities

    Majlis Series
    Brian Jaewon Chung
    December 10, 2017

    Since the establishment of the Ministry of Education in 1971, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has undertaken significant education reforms to improve its education system. This has led to questions around what kinds of reform initiatives have been implemented over the years, what were their strengths and weaknesses, how did different stakeholders view the reforms, and how efficient and effective were the reform implementation processes?

  • Renewable Energy Potential in Ras Al Khaimah: Biofuels from Mangrove Microorganisms

    Majlis Series
    Maxime Merheb
    October 29, 2017

    Mangrove forests, which stretch along the UAE coast, are a unique ecosystem that is home to diverse microorganisms that have the potential to produce biofuel. This presentation will discuss renewable energy in the UAE.