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John Hooper Medal for Statistics

The Central Statistics Office has announced a new award for second-level students — the John Hooper Medal for Statistics. This competition requires students to create a poster that uses statistics to describe or make sense of daily life. Students can win money for their school and represent Ireland in the International Statistical Literacy Project competition. For more details visit http://www.cso.ie/newsevents/int_stat_lit_poster.htm

Engineers Week 14th-20th February 2011 – Focus on the Future!

Engineers Week is a week long programme of nationwide events with the aim of celebrating the world of engineering in Ireland.

Events for primary, post-primary students and families will take place across the country during the week.

Engineers Week 2010 was a great success with 17,000 participants and over 140 organisations taking part. Each student participants in this year’s event will be in with the chance of winning a fantastic trip to visit the NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam!

Log on to www.engineersweek.ie to find out more about the free interactive events taking place in your county for Engineers Week 2011!

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Second phase of ICT grants announced

Tánaiste announces 25m in grants for high-tech classrooms in Post Primary schools and PLC sector. Almost 700 post primary schools across the country are to receive a further 23 million in grants for high-tech equipment over the coming days as part of the Governments strategy to make technology an integral part of the learning process. To read more, click here

Strand 2: Valuable revision documents for theorems now available for students at all levels

These Theorems in your own words activities are designed to check students’ understanding of particular theorems on the Project Maths syllabus. Students will complete activities which require them to demonstrate an understanding of the theorem(s) involved by rewriting them in their own words.

Theorems in your own words (LC HL)     Theorems in your own words (LC OL)

Theorems in your own words (JC HL)     Theorems in your own words (JC OL) 

John Hooper Medal for Statistics

The Central Statistics Office has announced a new award for second-level students — the John Hooper Medal for Statistics. This competition requires students to create a poster that uses statistics to describe or make sense of daily life. Students can win money for their school and represent Ireland in the International Statistical Literacy Project competition. For more details visit http://www.cso.ie/newsevents/int_stat_lit_poster.htm