University rankings are unscientific and bad for education: experts point out the flaws

International“We rank almost everything. The top 10 restaurants in our vicinity, the best cities to visit, the best movies to watch. To understand whether the rankings were any good you’d want know who was doing the ranking. And what it was they were looking for. These are exactly the same questions that are worth asking when looking at the international ranking of universities …” (more)

[Sharon Fonn, The Conversation, 12 February]

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