A reminder about the East Midlands RSS local group meeting in Leicester
on Thursday evening, featuring George Leckie (Bristol) addressing the
merits and drawbacks of various metrics used to assess schools,
including the ubiquitous School League Tables.
RSS members and non-members all welcome. If you plan on coming please
RSVP so we can order the right amount of tea/coffee here:
Further details below.
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Subject: Talk: RSS East Mids local group 3rd March
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 11:51:40 +0000
From: David Sirl <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask]
The East Midlands Local group of the Royal Statistical Society will next
meet on Thu 3rd March in Leicester. The guest speaker will be George
Leckie (Bristol) who will address the merits and drawbacks of various
metrics used to assess schools, including the ubiquitous School League
The talk will be broadly accessible and the meeting is open to all (RSS
members and non-members alike). It will be at the University of
Leicester on Thu 3rd March at 5:45pm, with tea/coffee available from
5:30pm. For catering purposes please RSVP at <http://tinyurl.com/rssemlg5>.
Further details (including title, abstract and travel advice) are
available at <https://sites.google.com/site/rssemlg/home>.
Please pass this information on to any people or mailing lists to whom
it might be of interest; and if anyone wants to ask questions of an
organiser, I am the person to contact: <[log in to unmask]>.
RSS East Midlands Local Group Secretary
(School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham)
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