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Revision as of 15:27, 16 July 2013

Overview

Saudi Arabia (Arabic: السعوديةas-Su‘ūdiyyah or as-Sa‘ūdiyyah), officially known as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (Arabic: المملكة العربية السعوديةal-Mamlakah al-‘Arabiyyah as-Su‘ūdiyyah), is the largest Arab state in Western Asia by land area (approximately 2,250,000 km2 (870,000 sq mi), constituting the bulk of the Arabian Peninsula) and the second-largest in the Arab world (after Algeria). It is bordered by Jordan and Iraq to the north, Kuwait to the northeast, Qatar, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates to the east, Oman to the southeast, Yemen in the south, the Red Sea to the west and Persian Gulf to the east. Its population is estimated at 29,195,895 and the capital is Riyadh.

Further information

For further general information see Wikipedia:Saudi Arabia.

Education in Saudi Arabia

For a general description of education in Saudi Arabia see Education:Saudi Arabia.


e-learning

For a description more focussed to e-learning see E-learning:Saudi Arabia.


Quality procedures

Internet in Saudi Arabia

Internet in Education

Copyright law in Saudi Arabia

Copyright law in Education

OER Initiatives in Saudi Arabia

UNESCO reports some activity in open access publishing: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/communication-and-information/portals-and-platforms/goap/access-by-region/arab-states/saudi-arabia/

National OER initiatives

Regional OER initiatives

Institutional OER initiatives

References

Reports


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