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25th National Statistics Month (NSM) Awards, Still Open
for Nominations

(PR-PR-201508-PP1-02, Posted 18 August 2015)

 


The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) invites government agencies, private sector and youth organizations to send their entries to the following categories of the 25th NSM Awards until August 28, 2015 for their participation during last year’s NSM observance:

  1. Best Statistical Activity conducted by a GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION 

    All agencies of the government, local government units, academic institutions, state universities and colleges, government-owned and controlled corporations with statistical activities undertaken in October 2014 are welcome to send entries for this category.  Statistical forums, information dissemination activities and contests conducted in October 2014 by proponent agencies/units of the government are covered in this category, thus the following subcategories of this award:

              1. a. Best Statistical Forum

                b. Best Statistical Information Dissemination Activity

                c. Best Statistical Contest

                The criteria for judging for the entries in all the subcategories of the Best Statistical Activity are as follows:

                Relevance to the theme1 25%
                Clarity of objectives/message and
                    promotion of statistical awareness/
                    literacy    
                25%
                Outputs, outcomes and impacts
                    to the audience/target group 
                25%
                Extent of participation/Coverage  15%
                Economy in the use of resources  10%
                TOTAL  100%

                 

                Further details of the award, nomination form and documentation requirements are available at: Best Statistical Activity conducted by a government organization.docx

                1. Best Statistical Activity conducted by a PRIVATE (PROFIT/NON-PROFIT) ORGANIZATION

                  All private firms and non-profit organizations are welcome to send entries for this category.  Statistical activities in the form of forums, information dissemination activities and contests, which were conducted in October 2014 by private sector organizations/groups, are covered in this category.

                  The criteria for judging for the entries in this category are as follows:

                  Relevance to the theme1   25%
                  Clarity of objectives/message and
                      promotion of statistical awareness/
                      literacy    
                  25%
                  Outputs, outcomes and impacts
                      to the audience/target group 
                  25%
                  Extent of participation/Coverage 25%
                  TOTAL       100%


                  Further details of the award, nomination forms and documentation requirements are available at: Best Statistical Activity conducted by a private organization.docx.

                2. Best Youth Group Advocate for Statistics

                  All YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS in the private and public universities and colleges, LGUs and other sectors of the society, which conducted statistical advocacy activities in January to December 2014, can send entries for this category. 

                  Entries for the Best Youth Group Advocate for Statistics category shall be reviewed using the following criteria:

                  Diversity and number of statistical activities  25%
                  Clarity of objectives/message and
                  promotion of statistical awareness/
                  literacy
                  25%
                  Outputs, outcomes and impacts
                  of the statistical activities to the youth
                  25%
                  Extent of participation/Coverage    20%
                  Economy in the use of resources 5%
                  TOTAL    100%


                  Further details of the award, nomination forms and documentation requirements are available at: Best Youth Advocate for Statistics.docx  

                This year, the 26th NSM/13th National Convention on Statistics (NCS) Steering Committee will confer the first awardees for the NSM Awards categories on Best Statistical Activity for the media, industry associations and non-profit organizations and Best Youth Group Advocate for Statistics. These new award categories are aimed at intensifying the awareness of youth and private sector participation in the annual celebration of the NSM.

                Cash prizes and plaques of recognition await winners, who will be given their respective awards during the 26th NSM Opening Ceremony to be held on 1 October 2015 and hosted by the Department of Health (DOH).

                As approved by the 26th NSM/13th NCS Steering Committee in its Second Meeting held on July 27, 2015, the deadline of submission of entries/nominations for the 25th NSM Awards was extended until August 28, 2015 to encourage submissions from the various stakeholders of the Philippine Statistical System (PSS).

                Organizations and individuals who wish to submit nominations/entries for the 25th NSM Awards are requested to forward the requirements to the following address:


                26th National Statistics Month Secretariat
                c/o Statistical Policies and Programs Division
                Philippine Statistics Authority
                17th Floor, Eton Cyberpod Centris 3 Bldg.,
                EDSA corner Quezon Avenue,
                Diliman, Quezon City

                For questions and inquiries, the NSM Secretariat can be reached at (632) 376-1928, (632) 376-1931, or email addresses F.Talento@psa.gov.ph and P.Rivera@psa.gov.ph. Updates on the NSM Awards shall be posted on the NSM webpage, http://nap.psa.gov.ph/nsm/26thNSM/default.asp. Printed or CD formats of the submissions are accepted.

              1 The theme for the 25th NSM celebration in October 2014 was “NSM at 25 and Beyond: Solid and Responsive Philippine Statistical System in Support of Globalization and Regional Economic Integration”. 

 

LISA GRACE S. BERSALES, Ph. D.
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General

 

 

 

1 Contact Persons

Ms. Maria Fe M. Talento and Ms. Patricia Anne L. Rivera
Telephone Nos.:  (632) 376-1928 (632) 376-1931
E-mail: F.Talento@psa.gov.ph; P.Rivera@psa.gov.ph

 

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1 26th National Statistics Month

 


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