PH Education Lags Behind Others in Asia

The Quacquarelli Symonds University ranking released this week shows the Philippines  lagging behind other Asian countries in education, reports Manila Standard Today. The country’s top five universities managed to be included in the top 300 schools in Asia but fared poorly against many educational institutions in other Asian countries. The University of the Philippines improved to 67th place in 2013 from 68th place in 2012, but Ateneo de Manila University dropped 23 places from 86th in 2012 to 109th in 2013. The University of Santo Tomas fell two places from 148th in 2012 to 150th in 2013.