Putin urged to create their own rankings of Russian universities

Russia needs its own national University rankings, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with members of the Public chamber (OP). He explained that such ratings — a tool of competition in the education market.

according to RIA “news” Putin recalled that the issue of the promotion of national rankings of universities in recent times is discussed with the Council of rectors, scientists, experts in the field of education. “For me it’s absolutely clear that all these international rankings is a competitive tool on the labour market and education”, — said Putin. So, he concluded, Russia needs a national ratings and their site.

we will Remind, on the eve of Forbes magazine compiled a ranking of the best universities in Russia under the name “Universities for the future elite.”

When counting used data of monitoring of Ministry of education, surveys of employers and University metrics. And this year the magazine has changed the method of calculation, so that in the ranking there have been significant changes.

In the first place — Higher school of Economics (HSE), they are followed by: MSU Lomonosov.Moscow Institute of physics and technology (MIPT), Ural Federal University (Urfu), MEPhI, MGTU im. Bauman, Tomsk Polytechnic University, ITMO University, Ranepa, the Russian economic school.

we will Remind, last year in the first place was Misa, now he is only on 16th position. MIPT and with previous calculations, and this year retained the third place.

the methodology included a new parameter “Quality teachers”, which takes into account their salary, the ratio of “teacher-student” and the share of foreign teachers at the University. Changed criteria in the item “international activities”. Now here take into account the number of foreign students in the University, overseas internships and collaborative with foreign University program double Diplothe Dom.

In the criteria “Quality of graduates” was added to the survey of employers. They answered three questions: “what University Graduates have you hired in 2019-2020?”, “The recent graduates of the University have received a salary increase?” and “what University Graduates most prepared for the job?”.

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