Policy in numbers – what counts without counting?

“Numbers, data, and metrics is the dominant language spoken in higher education today. Anything that can be counted is counted, and many things that aren’t already measurable are being prepared for measurement. Putting students at the heart of the system has become a relentless political project to use student data to present the economic value of a degree …” (more)

[Ben Williamson, Wonkhe, 14 November]

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