03 novembre 2018

UK universities hiring 'superstar' professors to boost research rankings

Screenshot-2018-4-23 The GardianThe research by a trio of economists at the University of Nottingham found the government’s research excellence framework (REF) – which rates departments by academic publications and impact – appears to have skewed pay towards professors with the most prolific output. More...

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What college rankings really measure – hint: It’s not quality or value

The ConversationEach year various magazines and newspapers publish college rankings in an attempt to inform parents and prospective students which colleges are supposedly the best. More...

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University rankings: how do they compare and what do they mean for students?

The ConversationThe UK’s elite institutions, Oxford and Cambridge, continue to occupy the top two posts in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings And many other UK universities also appear in the annual list of “world class” universities. More...

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Rethinking university rankings: we need to talk about quality (and inequality) of teaching

The ConversationEach year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. This year all eyes are on China which, according to the 2018 rankings, “steps up its ascent” as “East closes in on West”. China’s Tsinghua University in 22nd place has overtaken all of its other Asian competitors. More...

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South African universities shouldn’t be playing the global rankings game

The ConversationOnce again, Times Higher Education’s annual global university rankings have drawn a lot of attention from the media and in the higher education sector. In South Africa, this has focused on the four institutions from the country that made the top 500 on the 2019 list. More...

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02 novembre 2018

Russia’s Rankings Aspiration and Moscow State

Putin has declared the goal of getting five Russian universities into the top 100 in world university rankings by 2020 one of the nation’s top priorities for research and education, an initiative known as Project 5/100. More...

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01 novembre 2018

To Find the Best Fit, Ignore the Rankings

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Stanford study finds that U.S. News and other rankings are based on factors that don't actually reflect what students and parents say they want in a college. More...

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30 octobre 2018

Où faire son stage ? Le classement des meilleures entreprises

Screenshot-2018-4-18 Toute l'actualité de l'éducation bac, études, emploi - Page n°4 - Orientation EducationComme chaque année, le classement HappyTrainees élabore le palmarès des entreprises préférées des stagiaires. Résultat : les banques ou entreprises de conseil sont à la traîne, derrière les grands industriels et les sociétés du numérique. Plus...

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Classement THE 2019 : la France se démarque (enfin)

Screenshot-2018-4-18 Toute l'actualité de l'éducation bac, études, emploi - Page n°4 - Orientation EducationL’université Paris Sciences et Lettres (PSL) est la 41e meilleure du monde, selon le dernier classement du Times Higher Education, qui se base sur les données de 2018. C’est la première fois depuis 2011 qu’un établissement français figure dans le top 50 de ce célèbre palmarès, établi à partir de 13 critères relatifs à l’enseignement, la recherche ou la réputation. Plus...

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25 octobre 2018

Canada Is Still No. 1 In E-Government Ranking

Canada Is Still No. 1 In E-Government Ranking
Canada is number one in e-government for the fourth straight year, according to this survey from Accenture. Being inside that government I am able to see some of the planning and discussions around e-government, and what I've seen suggests to me that we'll be in this position for years to come. More...

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