Entries by Leigh Kamolins

Emerging Europe and Central Asia Ranking Launched

Today QS has launched a new pilot ranking of institutions in Emerging Europe and Central Asia at a conference at Eotvos Lorand University in Budapest, Hungary. While sharing some common indicators, the ranking applies a different methodology from the QS World University Rankings and is tailored to show the priorities of institutions in the region. Feedback on […]

Pilot Arab Region Ranking Launched

QS have launched a pilot ranking of Arab Region universities today. Extensive consultation has been undertaken with university leaders in the region to identify a suitable methodology – over 100 academics attended a QS methodology fact finding meeting in Abu Dhabi in May 2014. This first, pilot edition is based on the nine criteria — […]

Britain and the Global Index of Cognitive Skills and Educational Attainment

Pearson have published their Global Index of Cognitive Skills and Educational Attainment for 2014. The Index ranks countries based on cognitive skills (PISA, TIMSS and PIRLS scores in Reading, Maths and Science) and educational attainment (literacy and graduation rates). Heading up the 2014 ranking are the Asian educational powerhouse countries of South Korea, Japan and […]