The Cyprus Statistical Society, the Cyprus Statistical Service, the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus and the University of Cyprus, organize the 2019 European Statistics Competition.
The aim of the competition, is to promote statistical literacy, curiosity and interest in official statistics among students and teachers. It is a part of the European Statistics Competition organized by volunteering NSIs and Eurostat.
The main objectives of the competition are to promote curiosity and interest in statistics among students, to encourage teachers to use new materials for teaching statistics by promoting the use of real data provided by official statistics and search for applications of acquired statistical knowledge. Moreover, it aims to show the role of statistics to students and teachers in various aspects of society, and to promote teamwork and collaboration among students to achieve common goals.
The competition will be structured in two phases: a national competition organized by the national authorities and the European final organized by Eurostat. The winners of the national competition of each country are eligible to take part in the European final. The language of the national competition will be the Greek language while the European final will be in English.
The national competition will take place during the period October 2018 – March 2019 and the European final between April and May of 2019.