World’s university ‘oligopoly’ accused of blocking OECD bid to judge learning quality

International“Ahelo academic and funder blame research elite for thwarting international graduate tests, but criticisms also levelled at multi-million dollar ‘failure’. Attempts to measure what students learn at different universities around the world are being thwarted by the ‘established oligopoly’ of institutions seeking to ‘prevent new information about education coming to light’, according to an academic who worked on plans for a standardised test …” (more)

[John Morgan, Times Higher Education, 6 August]

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