❝ Education at the University of Melbourne has been ranked second in the world in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject.
“It is particularly pleasing to see education being recognized as a global leader; this is testament to the outstanding staff within the Melbourne Graduate School of Education and its constant pursuit of excellence.”
Dean of the Melbourne Graduate School of Education Professor Field Rickards said he was delighted with the announcement.
“It is very pleasing to see that our research is having such global impact and that Australia has a graduate school recognised as one of the very best in the world,” he said.
“This ranking is a strong endorsement of the outstanding work of our dedicated and highly talented staff who are committed to ensuring our future teachers receive the highest standards of training based on the latest research and are highly prepared for the difficulties of the classroom.” ❞ 
The QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University is an annual league table of the top universities in the world. The rankings list the top 200 universities around the world in 30 subject areas.
 Melbourne’s world-class education rank confirmed (2014-Feb-26) [The Melbourne Newsroom]
 QS World University Rankings by Subject 2014 – Education (2014-Feb-26) [QS World University Rankings]