University Rankings

University Rankings On this page: Links to Country Rankings: Introduction: Approaches to Ranking: • “Weight and Add” • Criticisms    • 16 Principles Alternatives to the Weight-and-Add Approach: • “Group and Cluster” • Latent Variable Analysis    • Government Initiatives Links to Country Rankings Country Rankings Africa/Middle…

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NAAC and the Next Decade of Indian Quality Assurance

By Jagannath Patil VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATIONThe National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), India’s premier higher education quality assurance agency, today stands at a crossroads after 11 years assessing quality standards in Indian higher education. As an autonomous body established…

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WENR, January/February 2004: The Bologna Bachelor’s Degree: An Overview

The Bologna Bachelor’s Degree: An Overview By Mariam Assefa, Executive Director, WES and Robert Sedgwick, Editor, WENR I. Introduction Since the signing of the Bologna Declaration in 1999, Europe has gradually been moving toward a two-tiered system of higher education based on separate bachelor’s and…

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WENR, January/February 2004: Czech Republic

Legislative Framework In 1992 the Czech and Slovak Federation was dissolved and each republic became independent. In both republics the same higher education reform was passed in 1991. The new law abolished central planning by the ministries and re-established institutional autonomy, including the authority to…

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WENR, September/October 2003:The Bologna Process: As Seen From the Outside

By Robert Sedgwick Editor, WENR VIEW UPCOMING WEBINARS ON POPULAR COUNTRY SYSTEMS OF EDUCATIONA cross the Atlantic, unbeknownst to many Americans, higher education in Europe is undergoing a profound transformation. More and more countries are uprooting their traditional systems of education, which feature long degrees,…

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