European Statistics Competition 2021, National Phase – Results

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The Statistical Service, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, the University of Cyprus and the Cyprus Statistical Society announce the completion of the National Phase of the European Statistical Competition 2020-21.

Participation in the national phase of the competition was open to all secondary-age students who were studying at any officially recognized educational institution of Cyprus. Students participated in teams of 2 to 3 pupils and each team had a teacher from their institution acting as the tutor, who was supervising, coordinating and tutoring the team. The teams participated in one of two categories as follows:

Category A: Upper Secondary [up to 18 years on 31/12/2020]

Category B: Lower Secondary [up to 16 years on 31/12/2020]

Participant teams took two eliminatory assignments. The first assignment included three parts: (a) Basic knowledge test, (b) Use of official statistical data sources test and (c) Interpretation of statistical reports test. The top ten teams in each category, with the highest scores in the first assignment, qualified for the second assignment. In the second assignment the teams had to prepare an output from the exploitation of a dataset in Excel which was facilitated by the organizers.

The winners of the national phase, one of the Category A and one of the Category B, as well as the teams with the second highest overall score, are awarded. The winning teams receive the following awards: for the tutor of the winning team a tablet and for each student of the winning team the amount of 200 (two hundred) euro. The teams in second place receive the following awards: for the tutor of the team an external disc and for each student of the team the amount of 50 (fifty) euro. The first two teams with the highest scores of each category, are eligible to participate in the European phase of the competition.

The organizing committee will arrange the award of the prizes in due time, according to the measures in force to address the Covid-19 pandemic in Cyprus.

The results of the National Phase of the European Statistics Competition 2020-21 are as follows:

 

Category A: Upper Secondary [up to 18 years on 31/12/2020]

 

1st Award and the right to participate in the European phase of the competition:

Team: PROSTATS

Students: Marios Papadopoulos, Eleni Avraamidou, Chara Iakovidi

Tutor: Vasilis Kerkides

 

2nd Award and the right to participate in the European phase of the competition:

Team: STATSQUAD

Students: Kyriakos Giallourides, Stavros Stavrou, Maria Mavride

Tutor: Charalambos Pitsillides

 

Mention is granted to the teams:

Team: STATPLANET

Students: Georgios Louka, Constantinos Zodiatis, Stavriana Irakleous

Tutor: Elena Hadjigeorgiou

 

Team: LA-GRANGE

Students: Charalambos Charalambous, Maria Panagi, Melina Ioannou

Tutor: Michalis Kontovourkis

 

Team: STATLICIUS

Students: Christiana Costa, Anthi Savvidou, Elli Anastasiou

Tutor: Georgia Papageorgiou

 

Category B: Lower Secondary [up to 16 years on 31/12/2020]

 

1st Award and the right to participate in the European phase of the competition:

Team: ESPRO

Students: Nataly Hadjivasileiou, Ara Machtesian, Danae Iliadi

Tutor: Michalis Gavrielides

 

2nd Award and the right to participate in the European phase of the competition:

Team: FACTOR

Students: Michalis Economides, Giannis Ergatoudes, Mary Argyrou

Tutor: Christos Anastasiades

 

Mention is granted to the teams:

Team: CLUSTER

Students: Giorgos Styllas, Takis Solomonidis, Nektarios Avraamidis

Tutor: Ifigenia Arsiotou

 

Team: NIKSTAT1

Students: Anastasia Nearchou, Anastasia-Maria Georgiou, Georgia Petridou

Tutor: Andri Papantoniou

 

Team: DROSIA1

Students: Nicolas Kazas, Antonis Kotopoulis, Stefanos Hadjinicolas

Tutor: Spyros Kokolis

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