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ERIC Number: EJ1013671
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2158-0979
Educational Change in Saudi Arabia
Alnahdi, Ghaleb Hamad
Journal of International Education Research, v10 n1 p1-6 2014
The main goal of this article is to discuss the possibility of adapting the suggestions by Hargreaves and Shirley (2009) in their book "The Fourth Way." This paper will discuss the topic of educational change and reform through three main points. First, it will review the most important advantages and disadvantages that characterize the three periods of change, as presented by Hargreaves and Shirley (2009). Second, it will extract the main principles proposed by Hargreaves and Shirley (2009) as the fourth way (the principles of how education should be changed in the future) and discuss whether or not officials in Saudi Arabia will be able to apply it. Third, it will review the movement of change and reform that has taken place in the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia (MESA) in order to reform education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Finland; Saudi Arabia; Singapore; United Kingdom
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