The goal is to improve students’ abilities to describe their environment with the help of statistics and to use statistics as a tool for making sense of daily life.
Why a poster?
Taking part in this poster competition will encourage students to:
Theme of Poster
Posters can be about any topic students choose.
The national competition is open to teams of 2 to 3 students, born in 2002 and younger, from any part of the island of Ireland. Teachers must register the teams.
Please follow this link for the competition rules. Only online, computer-generated poster entries will be accepted. Teachers, please note if the posters are received in the CSO after 5pm on 26 February 2021, those posters will not be eligible for inclusion in the competition.
Phases of the competition:
1st Place – €1,600 (of which €1,000 is awarded to the school and €600 is awarded to the team)
2nd Place – €1,000 (of which €650 is awarded to the school and €350 is awarded to the team)
3rd Place – €600 (of which €400 is awarded to the school and €200 is awarded to the team)
Steps in poster-making:
1. Find a question
2. Collect or use existing data
3. Review data quality
4. Analyse the data
5. Make the poster
See: How to make a poster
|More Info||For information on last year’s winners of the John Hooper Medal for Statistics – Poster Competition 2020|
|Phone||021 453 5021|
|Address||Central Statistics Office
Skehard Road, Cork T12 X00E, Ireland