Bebras aims to attract all school age children, especially girls in science and technology and to engage them into computer sciences (Informatics or Computing), engineering and maths (STEM). The network is pledging to:
Born in Lithuania, in 2004, BEBRAS Informatics promotion initiative has quickly spread across Europe and is a really international motion now. Currently 24 EU countries and 26 other are involved with their own BEBRAS contest. In year 2015 more than 1.3 million students participated in this initiative. Other countries planning to join in 2017 are: Benin, Ivory Coast, Jordan, Mexico, Mongolia, Nigeria. Since the beginning already around 7 million children (70% from Europe) have taken part in BEBRAS competitions.
|Milestone name||Completion date||Status|
|Kick off meeting and detailed project planning in Italy.||31/05/2017||N/A|
|Task set formation is completed||31/08/2017||N/A|
|The 13th International BEBRAS weeks (November 2017) to be run in 50 (or more) countries.||00/00/0000||N/A|
|The BEBRAS final award ceremonies||28/02/2018||N/A|
|The 13th BEBRAS task creative workshop –meeting for researchers/ teachers will take place in Italy, Brescia||02/06/2018||N/A|