When all rankings do is rankle

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2009) When all rankings do is rankle. New Sunday Times.

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FORMER United Nations secretarygeneral Kofi Annan remarked recently in Kenya that 95 per cent of new science is created in countries where onefifth of the world's population lives. This being the case what is the real meaning of world ranking of universities? Perhaps that is why so many global goals and agendas do not go beyond lip service. These range from global warming and climate change (the Kyoto Protocol expires in 2012) to the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the UNESCOled Education for All! initiative (both of which will end in 2015).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 07:51
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2017 07:51
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/32733

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