Have you ever thought of starting your own business? Check out how start-upers in Cyprus are using official European statistics to prepare for launching their businesses in this video by 'Hypothesis', the team from Cyprus who won 2nd place in the 16-18 years category of the European Statistics Competition.
The ESC is a new competition organized by Eurostat and volunteering National Statistical Institutes addressed to secondary education students.
The main objectives of the ESC 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.
As from January 1, 2018, Mr. Stavros Karageorgis is the new Director of the Statistical Service following a relevant appointment by the Public Service Commission in Cyprus.
Mr. Karageorgis is a graduate of Leicester University and has served in the Statistical Service since 1993. He served in all positions of the Statistical Service, until recently as Chief Statistics Officer. In his career he dealt with a wide range of statistical fields and represented the Statistical Service in various committees both in Cyprus and abroad.