Distance Learning in Saudi Arabia
While distance education (learning) has had significant advancements since the 1980s, the Covid-19 pandemic pushed it into the limelight practically overnight, forcing most public & private educational institutions worldwide to rapidly employ it on a full scale at all education levels.
This report aims to analyze the effectiveness of distance learning initiatives in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, particularly across the K-12 education system. We will highlight best practices followed worldwide and recommend targeted interventions to maximize the effectiveness of the educational process.
Strategic Gears conducted a quantitative survey to gauge the experience of parents and students across the Kingdom. The results display high satisfaction rates among secondary school parents and students; however, the parents of children in primary schools were of a different opinion.