Welcome to the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Publications Page

As part of our mission of supporting the social, cultural, and economic development of our emirate and nation, our various initiatives, opportunities, and platforms are designed to encourage innovative, high-quality research and data-driven best practices and agendas. To accomplish this, the Foundation conducts, supports, collaborates on and publishes research related to our priority areas of education, arts and culture, public health, community development, and philanthropy. Our diverse publication series, blogs, and forthcoming academic journal are bilingual and open-access to ensure these important contributions are easily accessible to our various communities and stakeholders. 


Professional Development for Faculty and Staff in Ras Al Khaimah's Higher Education Institutions

Jane Knight

Expatriate Teachers and Education Quality in the Gulf Cooperation Council

Natasha Ridge, Soha Shami, Susan Kippels, Samar Farah

Gulf Comparative Education Society’s Fifth Annual Symposium on Locating the National in the International: Comparative Perspectives on Language, Identity, Policy, and Practice

Multiple Authors

Challenges to Building a Knowledge Society: The Role of Literacy in Promoting Critical Thinking in the UAE

Hilda Freimuth

Fact Sheet: Ras Al Khaimah

Al Qasimi Foundation

Education Reform in the UAE: An Investigation of Teachers' Views of Change and Factors Impeding Change in Ras Al Khaimah Schools

Ruba Tabari

Sustainable Desert Development: A Case Study of Al Jazeera Al Hamra

Samar Zarifa

Urban Development Lab: A Participatory Urban Design for Ras Al Khaimah

ICOS Group

Education and the Reverse Gender Divide in Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Embracing the Global, Ignoring the Local

Natasha Ridge