league tables


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league tables

(associated with the AUDIT SOCIETY) numerical rankings of organizations based on arithmetical aggregations of publically available’ performance indicators’. Although often ‘unofficial’ (e.g. constructed by newspapers), such tables play an increasing part in influencing organizational behaviour.
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As thousands of pupils find out what grades they achieve, those who have studied International GCSEs will see their grades discounted from the league tables.
Peter Dunn, director of press and policy at Warwick, said: "There is a lot of variation in league tables and how they are calculated but in every UK table we are ranked between fifth and 10th, so we must be doing something right.
CBonds underwriters league tables include financial institutions which gave a guarantee to issue a certain volume of placements being organizer, co-organizer, underwriter or co-underwriter.
King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Kings Heath also scored zero in the league tables for the same reason - despite pupils gaining 86 per cent of GCSEs at A* or A grades and 55 per cent at A* grade.
Jobs minister Mark Hoban told MPs this week: "There are no league tables.
Mr Andrews denied that the new banding scheme, based on 12 measures of relative performance, was school league tables by another name.
A study by Beaufort Research found 55% of people living in Wales think the Welsh Government should publish school league tables based on pupils' A-level and GCSE results.
DURHAM University has been named as the third best institution in the country in a highly-regarded league table.
Claire Finland is consistently at or near the top of international league tables in reading, science and maths.
The council report said: "Since their inception six institutions have always appeared in the top 10 of the three national league tables in this study.