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World Bank Dispenses Advice on How to Build World-Class Universities

From GMA News

The World Bank, in a new report on higher education, cautioned developing countries, the Philippines included, to “resist the temptation to establish world-class universities to cash in on research earnings and court global prestige before educating their own citizens to high tertiary standards.”

Experiences of 11 state-run and private research universities were reviewed and analyzed in the new report, The Road to Academic Excellence: The Making of World-Class Research Universities, released earlier this week.

The report was released on the same day that the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2011 – 2012 were also made public. In those rankings, none of the Philippines’ universities made it to the Top 400, although 60 Asian universities did.

Continued at: http://www.gmanews.tv/story/234767/nation/world-bank-dispenses-advice-on-how-to-build-world-class-universities

Read the report: http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/EXTEDUCATION/0,,contentMDK:23015722~pagePK:210058~piPK:210062~theSitePK:282386,00.html

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