The idiocy behind university rankings

philippines“… Worse, these university rankings end up only putting all higher education institutions into one uniform box, devoid of diversity. They want university administrators to tailor their institutions to four or five extremely narrow ranking criteria. These surveys idiotically see the world as one level playing field, as if the tuition fees charged in Manila that finance big universities are the same in the provinces …” (more)

[Jobers R Bersales, Inquirer News, 13 June]

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