A record number of schoolchildren across the UK were subject to social exclusion owing to racial bullying, with analysts demanding the government intervene urgently to tackle this alarming trend of bullying and bigotry in schools.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos last week announced a massive $2 billion fund that will go towards helping homeless families and building early education programmes in underprivileged communities.
Global rankings provide no meaningful measure of education quality at universities across the world. International experts present their case.
By Philip G Altbach and Ellen Hazelkorn
The most influential global academic rankings – the highly influential Shanghai Academic Rankings of World Universities (ARWU), Times Higher Education World University Rankings and QS Top University Rankings – have been in existence for more than a decade and are now a major force in shaping higher education worldwide.
MIT makes record seventh appearance at the top of the list, British heavyweights retain top 10 spots despite Brexit uncertainties
US universities continued their domination in the world of global higher education by not only taking the top honours, but also 11 of the top 20 positions in the latest Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2019.