Bett Asia School Challenge Returning for Its Second Year!

Bett Asia is proud to host the second edition of the School Challenge. The competition, open to students from South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam) aged 7-17, was created to promote big thinking and innovative ideas on a large scale, providing solutions for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participating teachers will receive free training using Google tools and AI to develop projects with their teams.


Why take part?

The challenge aims to drive grassroots innovation in schools, and will allow students to showcase their solutions and ideas using four key skills:

  • Critical Thinking

  • Collaboration

  • Creativity

  • Communication

Once projects have been developed, finalists will be invited to pitch their ideas live at Bett Asia in Kuala Lumpur on 3 October 2024.


The Challenges

Suitable for ages: 7-12

Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources

The Challenge

Develop an idea to promote a better use of our oceans, seas, and marine resources.

Suitable for ages: 13-17

Sustainably manage forests, combat deforestation, halt and reverse land degredation, halt biodiversity loss.

The Challenge

Develop an idea to promote the conservation of life on land.


Suitable for a​​​​ges: 13-17

Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

The Challenge

Develop an idea that promotes or assists to ensure access to quality education for all children.

Important dates

17 April

15:00 – 15:30 MYT

Information session

Attendance mandatory

25 April

15:00 – 17:00 MYT 

Training session

Attendance mandatory

21 May

15:00 – 15:30 MYT

Support session 1

Attendance is optional

27 June

15:00 – 15:30 MYT

Support session 2

Attendance is optional

24 July

Project submission deadline

3 October

Finalists pitch live at Bett Asia Kuala Lumpur, at the 
Mandarin Oriental Hotel.

2023 testimonials

Bett Asia was a wonderful experience for all of us especially our students.
Maria Isabel E. Valente NU Nazareth School, Manila, Philippines
The experience has proven to be truly remarkable for our students, offering them a first-time exposure to such enriching endeavors.
Pariyanee Asumpinpong (Kwan) Learn Satit Pattana School, Bangkok, Thailand