Saudi Arabia E-Learning Market Driven by Entrance of Foreign Players and Government Initiatives: Ken Research


Amplified demand from Higher Education has driven the growth of E-Learning market in Saudi Arabia.”

Developing Academic Environment Boosting E-Learning Market: The emergence of information and instructional technologies and their influence on teaching and learning has brought about significant changes in academic environment in Saudi Arabia. The new learning trend has made it mandatory to equip teachers in educational institutions with the necessary skills to cope with the new challenges. The developing skills among the teachers and trainers across the country have contributed towards improved quality of e-learning content. E-Learning companies in Saudi Arabia are providing training for the teachers for developing the academic environment along with the development in e-learning market.

Rising Initiatives by the Ministry of Education: The e-learning industry in Saudi Arabia is expanding owing to the rising initiatives by the Ministry of Education to improve quality education by providing modern teaching methodologies in the Kingdom. Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) established Computer and Information Centre (CIC) to provide a range of ICT services to schools and educational centers across the country contributing to an increased access of e-learning services to these institutions. The MOHE has set up a repository for e-learning material to help universities adopt e-learning and e-books for engineering, medical, computer science and humanities courses, these are either planned or available and academics are able to receive training.

COVID-19 positively impacting the E-Learning Market: Saudi Arabia is witnessing a country wide lockdown owing to the COVID-19 with all the education institutions, offices and others shut. This complete lockdown has led the students and teachers in Saudi Arabia to shift to the E-Learning platforms to continue the education. The e-learning companies are witnessing a huge demand for content and technology services from higher education sector, corporate sector and K-12 Schools. The schools are delivering all the courses online and also conducting the test and assessment for the students on these e-learning platforms. The country is also witnessing an increase in the demand for the certification courses from the corporate sector.

Analysts at Ken Research in their latest publication Saudi Arabia E-Learning Market Outlook to 2025: Rising initiatives by the Ministry of Education to Boost the E-Learning Market believe that the e-learning industry in Saudi Arabia has been growing and is expected that it will expand further owing to the surging internet users, technological advancement in E-learning, increasing Smartphone penetration, Surge in number of distance learning users and various other factors. The market is expected to register a positive CAGR of 21% in terms of revenue during the forecast period 2020-2025F.


Key Segments Covered of E-Learning:-

By Content and Technology Services:-

Content Services

Technology Services

By End Users:

Higher Education


Corporate and Government Sector

Individual/Home User Segment

Others (preparation institutes, vocational colleges and technical training centers)

Key Segments Covered of Content Services Market:-

By Product Category:-


Open Courseware

Online Test and Assessment

By Type of Content Format:-




By Source:-






Key Segments Covered of Technology Services Market

By Product Category:-

Learning Management System (LMS)

Smart Classroom

Smart Authoring Tool

By End Users of LMS:-

Higher Education

Corporate Sector


Others (preparation institutes, vocational colleges and technical training centers)

By Webbased and Installed LMS:

Webbased LMS

Installed LMS

Key Target Audience:-

E-Learning companies

Content companies

Technology companies

Education Institutions

Authoring Tool companies

Private Equity and Venture Capitalist

Industry Associations

Time Period Captured in the Report:-

Historical Period – 2015-2020P

Forecast Period – 2020-2025F

Companies Covered:-

Content Companies:-

New Horizon








Integrated Solutions for Business (ISB)

Harf Information Technology



Dolf Technologies

Board Middle East (BME)



Technology Companies:-



Integrated Solutions for Business (ISB)

Harf Information Technology



Dolf Technologies

Board Middle East (BME)



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Saudi Arabia E-Learning Market

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