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Are university rankings real indicators of global competitiveness?
    Friday July 13, 2012 4:00pm - 5:30pm @ The Liffey A

    The world is increasingly one of Key Performance Indicators, Rankings and League Tables and the universities are no exception. Yet universities should be the repositories of academic freedom. Can these two issues be reconciled? What do League Tables really measure? What makes a good ranking? Are they measuring what's important or excellent? Are they a guide to global competitiveness? Can European universities compete in the new global environment? Should government policy and or institutional strategy focus on its position in a ranking or on improving the quality of higher education? How should rankings develop in the future?

     QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd, UK

     Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland  

    Centre for Higher Education, Germany

    Association of Commonwealth Universities, UK

    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    Type Science Programme, Policy
    Host Organization Nanyang Technological University Singapore
  • Organiser Tony Mayer
  • Tags SP44

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