Saudi Vision 2030 and the evolution of education in Saudi Arabia are key drivers of the country’s socio-economic transformation. With a focus on national development goals, Saudi Arabia is committed to diversifying its economy and developing a future-ready workforce. The higher education segment plays a pivotal role in this journey. By embracing innovative teaching models and leveraging educational technology, higher education institutions aim to enhance learning outcomes and meet the changing demands of a dynamic labour market. Looking ahead, the experience of the Covid-19 pandemic has underlined the importance of blended and distance education in meeting rising demand for personalisation and flexibility.
This report, produced in partnership with Saudi Electronic University, provides insights into the evolving education landscape, the importance of diversification and human capital development, and the teaching innovations and technological solutions that are shaping the future of higher education delivery. It explores how higher education can contribute to Vision 2030 goals and foster sustainable growth in the Kingdom.