Potentialities of the Finnish Higher Educational Framework for the Middle East: Requirements, Challenges, and Perspectives—Case of Oman

  •  Zouhaier Slimi    


Studying the possibility of applying the Finnish Higher Education framework in the Middle East; the case of Oman requires an in-depth investigation and a clear focus on the main success factors.

The research method uses the qualitative approach to study the points of views, feeling and assumptions of all the stakeholders in the Omani educational system and how teachers perceive the idea of applying the Finnish example.

The results reveal that all participants are for using the Finnish Higher Education Framework in Oman. However, they see that the application should go through a strategic, constant long-term process along with the professional development of academic staff, the collaboration of all stakeholders and the support of the government are critical requirements.

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.
  • ISSN(Print): 1927-5250
  • ISSN(Online): 1927-5269
  • Started: 2012
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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