Poster competition launched to help children engage with stats

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ISLP poster competition
The International Statistical Literacy Project has launched its poster competition for 2012-13.
 
The annual competition asks children to design a one-page poster that tells a story about a set of data. It should include graphs, commentary on the meaning of the data, be attractive and also readable from a distance of two metres.
 
This year, children are invited to design a poster relating to the general theme of agriculture. The posters are judged in two age groups: 11-15 year-olds and 16-18-year-olds. Examples of winning entries from previous years can be viewed here.
 
The competition comprises a national competition within each country involved, followed by an international competition to determine the overall winners. This year, these will be announced and the posters displayed at the 59th Congress of the ISI in Hong Kong during August 2013.
 
Registration has begun and teachers need to register their students for the competition by following this link. The deadline for the submission of posters is 15 March 2013.
 

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