Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Ranking Higher Education Institutions

“Ranking of higher education institutions is now one of the most debated issues in higher education, emerging as a major force in the dialogue about higher education’s role and impact on students and society. These efforts to rank and order what higher education does are popular and clearly here to stay. Currently, over 30 different nations now have some form of ranking that is regularly published, with more being added each year. In addition, international ranking systems have emerged to compare institutions across countries.” [Text from the Institute for Higher Education Policy – read more here]
The Institute of Higher Education Policy’s Ranking Systems Clearinghouse is the place to go for a round-up of rankings information, including annotated links and world-wide rankings research. For more information about the Clearinghouse or to access these resources, visit the Institute of Higher Education Policy website.

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