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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.

  • 4GetMeNot (I Love my Brain Campaign)

    Majlis Series
    Desiree Vlekken
    October 09, 2016

    Scientific studies about the brain are rapidly changing our understanding about how to maintain the brain’s function as we age. It’s becoming increasingly clear that just as the key to our long-term physical health lies in the daily choices we make around diet, exercise and sleep; our choices can also impact our brain’s health as we age. It’s exciting to know that some of the same actions that can keep our brain functioning as we age can also reduce the debilitating impact of Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Preserving and Promoting Ras Al Khaimah’s Cultural Heritage

    Majlis Series
    Matthew Maclean
    May 22, 2016

    Interested in the UAE's history, urban planning, or national identity? This forum will discuss how Ras Al Khaimah's urban spaces reflect its heritage and offer insight into its ongoing development.

  • Strengthening The Basic Skills Of Arab Students: Insights From Cognitive Science

    Majlis Series
    Dr. Helen Abadzi
    May 08, 2016

    Arab Gulf countries have invested heavily in education, but scores in international comparative assessments suggest that, to compete with the rest of the world, Arab students must perform better in reading and math.

  • Public Private Partnerships in Education in the UAE: A Model for Success? Posted 1 year ago1 year

    Majlis Series
    Samar Farah
    April 24, 2016

    The private sector has historically played an important role in driving economic growth in the UAE. Its growing involvement in education in recent years has been instigated by two factors. The first is the expansion of private education provision globally, and in the Gulf region specifically.