BrieflySpeaking (7) International rankings: What can we learn from them?

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Monitoring & Evaluation
September, 2018
Council on Higher Education (CHE)

Increasingly the ranking of universities is used by the public in order to assess the quality of higher education institutions, often without an understanding of the criteria and limitations of each ranking system. This BrieflySpeaking explores the different criteria of four international ranking systems in order to try and understand what these systems say about South African institutions.