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Bebras quick setup

A quick guide on how to set up the Bebras Challenge.

Quick setup

Coordinator registration

  1. Visit bebras.edu.au and select 'Register for Bebras'
    OR go directly to the bebras portal at challenge.bebras.edu.au/admin .
  2. Select the green button that says 'Register as a coordinator'.
  3. On the new page, select your state in the drop-down menu then enter your school's registered suburb.
  4. Select your school from the names that appear then click 'Next step'.
    Please note: if your school does dot appear or you are a tutor, parent or after school group coordinator please email digitalcareers@csiro.au to register. 
  5. On the new page enter your details. Please register using your school or education department-issued email.
  6. When the information is complete, click 'Request registration'.
  7. Your registration has been submitted and is now awaiting approval.
  8. You will receive a confirmation email once your registration is approved (within two business days).

Uploading student details

  1. Once your registration is approved, log in at challenge.bebras.edu.au/admin .
  2. To gain full access to the Bebras portal, you must first download and accept the terms and conditions.
  3. Go to 'Consent Acknowledgement', select 'Edit', tick both boxes and click 'Save'.
  4. Now the full menu options will appear.
  5. Select 'Downloads' from the grey menu on the left-hand side.
  6. Download the spreadsheet called 'Student Details Upload Template.xlsx'.
  7. Enter student details into this spreadsheet and save it to your computer.
  8. Select the 'Import Students' tab from the menu and click on the green 'Upload' button.
  9. Use the 'Browse' button to select the completed student details spreadsheet saved on your computer.
    Note: If using pseudonyms, enter these into the spreadsheet now instead of students' first and last names.
  10. Your spreadsheet will appear, click the green 'Save' button.
  11. A new window will appear, click 'Import Now' next to the name of the file you uploaded.
  12. Ensure the student information that appears is correct.
  13. Tick the box next to 'Do not import first row of this file, it contains headers', then select 'Import'.
  14. A message will appear confirming the data import.
  15. Select 'Students' from the left-hand menu and your students' details will be listed.
  16. To access system-generated student usernames and passwords to access the Bebras Challenge, download the spreadsheet by selecting 'Export Excel File' at the bottom of the 'Students' page.