Curriculum #27: University Rankings
Sean Matthews, University of Nottingham
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Sean Matthews worked with the Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs, or IDEAS, on a project to address governance in higher education. The result of this collaboration is a paper titled “Autonomy and Accountability in Higher Education: Lessons from Ghana and Mexico.” Sean explains why looking at universities outside the Anglosphere is more instructive for Malaysian universities seeking to improve their scholarship, why chasing rankings is a bad idea for those not already among elite universities, and how Ghana and Mexico offer alternative models for us to emulate. This interview was originally aired on July 2017.
Produced by: Chua Ern Teck
Presented by: Chua Ern Teck
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