Volume 7, Issue 6 (June 2020), Pages: 110-115
Original Research Paper
Title: The impact of higher education outcomes on labor market requirements under the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030
Author(s): Ibrahim Rached Al Taweel *
Department of Business Administration, College of Business administration at ALRASS, Qassim University, Buraydah, Saudi Arabia
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This study investigates the link between the qualities of the higher education outputs on the labor market requirements. From this perspective, we discussed the requirements of the labor market in line with the outputs of higher education in the universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Indeed, vision (2030) emphasizes the harmony of education between educational institutions (colleges and deanships) with the various concerns of society and the labor market. The study performs the structural equation method to analysis the relationship between the independent variables quality of higher education outputs on the dependents variables labor market requirements explained by educational attainment and qualification, the quality of the programs offered, course development, opportunities to communicate and cooperate with the labor market, diversity of scientific disciplines, and training. An electronic questionnaire survey sent to 26 universities Saudi was performed, which we subsequently had 24 usable questionnaires. A descriptive analysis based on an exploratory and confirmatory data analysis indicates that there is an overall consensus that labor market requirements are an essential factor in accomplishing the quality of higher education outputs. The latter is explained by variables such as educational attainment, qualifications, the quality of the programs offered, the development of the training course, opportunities for communication and cooperation with the labor market, the diversity of scientific disciplines, and training. Especially, the quality of higher education outputs has associated with the quality of qualification, the appropriation of higher education outputs with labor market requirements, and improving the quality of higher education outcomes.
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Keywords: Quality of higher education output, Labor market requirements, Educational attainment, Quality of the programs offered, Courses development, Training
Article History: Received 21 December 2019, Received in revised form 17 March 2020, Accepted 20 March 2020
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Conflict of interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Al Taweel IR (2020). The impact of higher education outcomes on labor market requirements under the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030. International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences, 7(6): 110-115
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