Guyana, once again is observing CARIBBEAN STATISTICS DAY on October 15, and WORLD STATISTICS DAY on October 20, 2015, with a range of activities at 57 High Street.
An outline of these activities, spanning October 12 - 20, are as follows:
October 12 -: Opening Ceremony and Start of Domino Competition
October 13 -: Domino & Table Tennis Competition
October 14 -: Outreach visits to schools in Regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 10 - distribution of brochures and souvenirs
October 15 -: Open Day at BoS - 57 High Street, Kingston - Time: 10:00 am – 3:00pm, where BoS staff and colleagues from other government statistical units invite the public to view a mini exhibition of statistics and brochures, along with Powerpoint presentations highlighting and promoting the importance of statistics.
October 19 -: Finals for Domino Competition
October 20 -: Outreach visits to schools (Cont’d)
Banners will be mounted at the BoS Headquarters and Annex Office in Georgetown.
The Bureau of Statistics (BOS) is pleased to announce a Poster Competition to celebrate Caribbean Statistics and World Statistics Day on the 15th and 20th of October 2015 respectively. This competition is aimed at raising awareness of the organisation and the importance of statistics. The general theme is Better Data, Better Lives, however for the poster competition the theme is “The importance of Statistics in everyday life.” BOS intends to feature the winning design on its official website. (Download here for more information on the Poster Competition):
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