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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(1), 10-15
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Review of Women's Higher Education in Saudi Arabia

Yahya Al Alhareth1, , Ibtisam Al Dighrir1 and Yasra Al Alhareth1

1General Administration of Education in Najran Region, Ministry of Education, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Pub. Date: January 05, 2014

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Yahya Al Alhareth, Ibtisam Al Dighrir and Yasra Al Alhareth. Review of Women's Higher Education in Saudi Arabia. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(1):10-15. doi: 10.12691/education-3-1-3


In spite of the barriers that stand in front of women’s education, their higher education opportunities have increased with the improvement of female higher education provision but the opportunities are still not able to provide the level of education needed to meet the demand of women or to provide equality of access across the country. Thereby, this paper will review the literature on women’s higher education in Saudi Arabia considering several different aspects including history, pedagogy, teaching methods and barriers.

Saudi women higher education pedagogy barriers

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