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 2000 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 1 March 2019, 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
For information on last year's winners of the John Hooper Medal for Statistics - Poster Competition 2018
CSO Competition Coordinator
Tel: 021 453 5021