An Analysis of the Implementation Barriers to Quality Standards in Higher Education of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Fahd Mohammad Albejaidi


Higher education system of the country plays a very important role in education of the nation. This research study was designed and aimed to investigate into the implementation barriers to quality standards in the higher education of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The study was exploratory and qualitative in its essence through which extensive review of the literature was done. A computer based software ATLAS.ti was used for data analysis. Research model was developed to know the relationship and impact of dependent and independent variables i.e. Governmental Planning, Organizational and Human Resources on the implementation of the Quality Standards in higher education of Saudi Arabia. The study found that government, organizational and human factors significantly affect the implementation of quality standards in higher education of Saudi Arabia, therefore, government is required to regularly monitor and assess the quality standards execution round the years in order to streamline the governmental planning, organizational dimensions to support the effective implementation of quality standards in higher education.

Keywords: Higher Education, Quality Indicators, Quality Assurance, Quality Standards, Implementation Barriers, Government, Organization and Human Resources.

DOI: 10.7176/JEP/10-28-01

Publication date:October 31st 2019


Full Text: PDF
Download the IISTE publication guideline!

To list your conference here. Please contact the administrator of this platform.

Paper submission email:

ISSN (Paper)2222-1735 ISSN (Online)2222-288X

Please add our address "" into your email contact list.

This journal follows ISO 9001 management standard and licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

Copyright ©