Publications

Welcome to the Al Qasimi Foundation’s Publications Library

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, including our academic journal the Gulf Education and Social Policy Review, blogs, and strategic and annual reports are bilingual, open-access, and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

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Philanthropy in Education: Chapter 12: Concluding thoughts: new philanthropy, age-old problems

Dr. Natasha Ridge
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Philanthropy in Education: Chapter 5: Education and philanthropy in the Middle East and North Africa

Dr. Natasha Y. Ridge, Susan Kippels and Elizabeth R. Bruce
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Philanthropy in Education: Diverse Perspectives and Global Trends

Dr. Natasha Ridge, Arushi Terway
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Education Hub Strategy and Policy in the UAE: Creating a Cultural Space for Higher Education and Research

Marvin Erfurth
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Expatriate Experiences with Language Policy in the UAE: Challenges, Contradictions, and Opportunities

William Cook
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Developing National Agendas in Order to Achieve Gender Equality in Education (SDG 4)

Natasha Ridge, Susan Kippels, Alejandra Cardini, Joannes Paulus Yimbesalu
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The Gulf Comparative Education Society's 8th Biannual Symposium Proceedings

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The Other Gap: Examining Low-Income Emiratis’ Educational Achievement

Elizabeth Buckner
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A New Funding Mechanism: Social Impact Bonds and the Implications for the Public Sector

Natasha Ridge, Susan Kippels, Brian Jaewon Chung
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Arts Education: Resources and Options for the UAE and Ras Al Khaimah

Elizabeth Derderian
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Policy Options for Improving Teacher Satisfaction in the United Arab Emirates

Melanie Nethercott, Elizabeth Buckner
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Improving Arab Students’ Academic Achievement: The Crucial Role of Rapid Reading and Grammar Mastery in the Early Grades

Helen Abadzi
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The Need for Ability Grouping in English Classes in Public Schools in the UAE

Christine Howling
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Fact Sheet: Education in the United Arab Emirates and Ras Al Khaimah

Al Qasimi Foundation
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The Status of Teaching and Teacher Professional Satisfaction in the United Arab Emirates

Elizabeth Buckner
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Curriculum Development in the United Arab Emirates

Natasha Ridge, Susan Kippels, Samar Farah
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Seventh Annual GCES Symposium: Innovation and Transformation: Values, Challenges, and Prospects for Education in the GCC

Multiple Authors
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The Nature and Impact of Arab Father Involvement in the United Arab Emirates

Natasha Ridge, Soohyun Jeon, Sahar El Asad
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An Experimental Investigation of the Determinants of Teacher Quality: Risk, Patience or Altruism?

Chetan Dave, Soha Shami, Natasha Ridge
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Teacher Professional Development in the UAE: What Do Teachers Actually Want?

Elizabeth Buckner, Sonal Chedda, Justina Kindreich
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International and Commercial Higher Education in Ras Al Khaimah: Policies, Problems, and Promise

Lee Rensimer
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To Cheat or Not to Cheat: Evidence on Ethical Decision-Making From a Study of Arab Youth

Calvert W. Jones
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Who Benefits from Private Education in the UAE and Qatar?

Natasha Ridge, Susan Kippels, Soha Shami, Samar Farah
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Who Teaches English in Ras Al Khaimah? Implications for the Recruitment and Development of Male English Teachers

Cambria Dodd Russell
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Private Education in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar: Implications and Challenges

Natasha Ridge, Susan Kippels, Soha Shami
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Professional Development for Faculty and Staff in Ras Al Khaimah's Higher Education Institutions

Jane Knight
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Expatriate Teachers and Education Quality in the Gulf Cooperation Council

Natasha Ridge, Soha Shami, Susan Kippels, Samar Farah
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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
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Challenges to Building a Knowledge Society: The Role of Literacy in Promoting Critical Thinking in the UAE

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

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

Natasha Ridge
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Home Environment, Family Involvement, and Emirati College Student Academic Achievement

Georgia Daleure, Khaleel Hinkston, Tarifa Ajaif, John McKeown
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Gulf Comparative Education Society’s Fourth Annual Symposium on Bridging the Policy/Research Divide in Education in the GCC

Multiple Authors
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A Conceptual Model of National Skills Formation for Knowledge-Based Economic Development in the Arab World

Wes Schwalje
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Patterns and Perceptions in Male Secondary School Dropouts in the United Arab Emirates

Natasha Ridge, Samar Farah, Soha Shami
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International Branch Campus Quality in a Segmented Quality Assurance Environment

Christine A. Farrugia
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Gulf Comparative Education Society’s Third Annual Symposium on Global Innovation, Local Transformation: Trends & Reactions

Multiple Authors
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Building Citizens for the Arab Knowledge Economy: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates

Calvert W. Jones
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Universities and Innovation Networks in the UAE

Christine A. Farrugia
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The 30%: Who are the Males in Higher Education in the UAE?

Natasha Ridge, Samar Farah
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Education Quality & Competitiveness in the UAE

Samar Farah
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Teachers’, Parents’, and Children’s Perceptions of Childhood Obesity in Ras Al Khaimah

Kelly Stott
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Economic, Social, and Political Attitudes in the UAE: A Comparison of Emirati and Non-Emirati Youth in Ras Al Khaimah

Calvert W. Jones