Search results for dojocon

Highlights from DojoCon Netherlands 2019

15 November 2019 · by Amy O'Meara

An incredible 200 community members attended the first ever DojoCon Netherlands, which took place in Breda earlier this month. The aim of the event was to bring together the Dutch community and its supporters, and to exchange knowledge, compare experiences and build relationships. Everyone in attendance had a packed schedule of exciting talks, workshops, and structured sessions to choose from. Among the attendees were Josh from the CoderDojo Foundation Community team, and Thom from the Raspberry Pi Foundation Research team!   Highlights from the day The community was at the… Read More

Learnings from DojoCon Belgium 2018

23 November 2018 · by Philip Harney

Last Saturday I attended DojoCon Belgium. Here, I got to meet lots of members of the Belgian CoderDojo community. I attended some very interesting talks and workshops and sampled some delicious Belgian snacks. I’d like to thank the CoderDojo Belgium community for inviting me and for their hospitality while I was there.   The event had a packed schedule, with almost thirty talks or workshops taking place throughout the day. I only wish I could have been in several places at once. However, I had to make some hard choices!  I got to… Read More

DojoCon 2018 in the medieval city of Kilkenny

7 November 2018 · by CoderDojo

The medieval city of Kilkenny in southeast Ireland was the location of a decidedly future-oriented event on the weekend of 20 October: DojoCon 2018 took place in Kilkenny’s Newpark Hotel. Organised by CoderDojo Kilkenny, this year’s international volunteer conference spread across two floors of the hotel, and more than 400 enthusiastic champions, mentors, and other people involved in the CoderDojo movement travelled from 12 countries; Serbia, Italy, UK, Moldova, Romania, Czech Republic, Portugal, Ireland, Netherlands, Belgium and Nigeria to share with and learn from each other. Local and international sponsorship Nuala McHale, Communications Manager… Read More

Supporting DojoCons in the future

16 October 2018 · by Helen

DojoCons are community-led conferences specifically tailored to volunteers, where they share with and learn from each other. Dojocon attendees are champions, mentors, and anyone else who is involved or interested in getting involved in the CoderDojo movement. These conferences feature keynote speeches, seminars led by professionals from the educational and digital technology sectors, and workshops hosted by Dojo volunteers. As the CoderDojo movement evolves, we’re expanding our support to help you run DojoCons for your local Dojo volunteer communities across the globe. To make your Dojo sustainable, forming connections within your local community is key. And… Read More

Four of the insightful speakers at DojoCon 2018!

6 July 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re excited to announce four more speakers from the exciting lineup of education and industry experts who will share their insights at this years DojoCon. The conference offers current and potential CoderDojo volunteers the opportunity to meet each other, hear from inspiring innovators, as well as trial out first-hand some of the practical programming applications they can develop in their local club to inspire young creators.   This year’s CoderDojo community conference is set in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and will take place from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st of October 2018. Those scheduled… Read More

Announcing three of the speakers at this years DojoCon!

28 June 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re delighted to announce three speakers from the exciting lineup of industry and education experts who will share their insights at this years DojoCon. This year’s CoderDojo community conference is set in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and will take place from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st of October 2018. Those scheduled to speak at the main event on the Saturday include:   Jordan Casey One of the world’s youngest serial entrepreneurs. Jordan Casey is a BAFTA nominated, 18 year old entrepreneur and self-taught programmer from Ireland. Read More