AQF Views & Voices: Policy & Practice

Welcome to the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Policy & Practice Blog

The Policy & Practice blog highlights works and discussions that impact our community, inform policy decisions and best practices, and affect the social, cultural, and economic development of our emirate, the UAE, Gulf region, and beyond. Below you will find our blog posts, op-eds, and reviews.

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In addition to discussing the Foundation’s own research findings, best practices, and priority areas, we welcome contributions from local and international academics, practitioners, policy makers, as well as our peer organizations and partners. If you would like to contribute, email for more information.


Inclusive Dialogue Develops Inclusive Policies and Practices for People of Determination

Aida Mohajeri

Children’s Universities: A call to inspire the next generation in the UAE

Dr. Wagdy Sawahel

The Impact of Housing Programs in Ras Al Khaimah

Dr. Sandeep Agrawal

Funding Experiments in Education: Essential Considerations for Paying for Success

Holly Cook

A day in the life of Old Ras Al Khaimah

Matthew MacLean

The tangible benefits of arts education in the Gulf, soft-skill development for the 21st century

Holly Cook

Education, Training and Agenda 2030: What Progress One Year On? The Role and Impact of Gulf Philanthropy in Relation to SDG4

Susan Kippels