World Educational Robot Contest (WER)

At Discovery STEM Education we are developing coding and robotics skills of UK children by providing WER training at the Discovery STEM Centre and teacher training for your educational institiution.
The World Educational Robot Contest (delivered in the UK by WER UK) is recognised across the globe and and is part of the STEM curriculum in many countries. 
 


2018 European Open - Sheffield, UK

WER UK launched the first UK contest at Sheffield University in July. Fifty Sheffield children competed against children from Shanghai. Robotics PhD students judged the event and the Lord Mayor of Sheffield attended.
 
BBC radio coverage (1:39:00): click here to listen
 
Star newspaper: click here to read

 

Two UK teams are preapring for the World Finals in Shaghai in Decmber 2019.

Please help us to ensure the UK is represented on the world stage at the Shanghai Final click here to donate

 

The best of young UK STEM robotics engineers demonstrating their winning skills to Sheffield Robotics Hub experts



2019 UK Open 

UK Final 27 - 28th July
Octagon Centre, University of Sheffield
The UK WER 2019 Open and Final entry is officiated by WER UK. Training in teams is acquired through programmes organised by participating institutions or at the Discovery STEM Education Centre. The thirty highest scoring UK teams (ten from each age category according to WER regulations) will be selected from participating educational institiutions at Open events as announced on the WER UK Facebook page  . These teams will have the opportunity to compete against children from another country at the UK final of the World Educational Robotic Contest on the 27th and 28th July 2019 at Sheffield University (competition final entry fee of £30 per child). UK final winners will be eligible for entry into international competition. Please note that each competition participant must have achieved a certificate of training through a minimum attendance of ten sessions, although WER UK recommends continued attendance at training. 

WER training at the Discovery STEM Education Centre

Saturday WER Group

Home Education Group 

WER schools & colleges

Teacher training and support in coding and robot engineering. 
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