Bebras & Scratch Update
Run in Ireland by the Irish Computer Society, the aim of Bebras
is to get students all over the world excited about computing. This year’s Bebras Challenge saw almost 8,000 students take part in the initial round over November and December 2022. The in-person final is scheduled to take place at Maynooth University on May 6th 2023. Bebras is an international initiative aiming to promote computer science and computational thinking to students of all ages (5-18 years) by allowing them to solve interactive tasks online.
competition, which is open to 5 – 18-year-olds, promotes design, computational thinking, and problem solving. This year’s competition saw over 300 project submissions received and will have an in-person final taking place on May 10th at the University of Limerick. Scratch is run by the Irish Computer Society and Lero, the Science Foundation Ireland Research Centre for Software.
Awards for both Bebras and Scratch will be provided by AWS In Communities, a programme of Amazon Web Services.