"OECD's annual Education at a Glance looks at who participates in education, what is spent on it, how education systems operate and the results achieved. The latter includes indicators on a wide range of outcomes, from comparisons of students’ performance in key subject areas to the impact of education on earnings and on adults’ chances of employment. "
"To provide support and promote innovative solutions to the challenges faced by ministries of education and governments in the complex task of improving equity, quality, relevance and effectiveness of curriculum, teaching, learning and assessment processes and outcomes."
UAE: Data and information are vital in higher education, both in the UAE and worldwide, and the UAE has several data collection systems covering aspects of higher education, both at federal and at emirate level.
Dubai: "As part of the implementation of the Government of Dubai’s Open Data initiative, KHDA has released data on education institutions and the education system as a whole. The aim of the Open Data program is to make data accessible to researchers, investors and service developers and to create opportunities for collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship."
UAE: To ensure that the colleges and universities of the United Arab Emirates operate at international levels of quality, the Commission for Academic Accreditation of The Ministry Of Education conducts a program of licensure of institutions of higher education and accreditation of each of their academic programs.
"Through various programs and activities, EDUCAUSE and its members contribute to thought leadership on major issues, help clarify the current environment, document effective practices, and highlight how emerging trends and technologies may influence the evolution of IT in higher education."
BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines especially for academic web resources. BASE provides more than 240 million documents from more than 8,000 content providers. You can access the full texts of about 60% of the indexed documents for free (Open Access). BASE is operated by Bielefeld University Library.
Universities are ranked by several indicators of academic or research performance, including alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, highly cited researchers, papers published in Nature and Science, papers indexed in major citation indices, and the per capita academic performance of an institution.
Compares the world’s highest-performing universities and explores the leading universities in different world regions and in specific subject areas. For information into the methodologies used, visit the QS Intelligence Unit website.