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Screen Shot 2014-11-28 at 16.34.44CoderDojo is about encouraging creativity and having fun in a relaxed, social environment.

CoderDojo Movement

CoderDojo is a global movement of free, volunteer-led,  community based programming clubs for young people. At a Dojo, young people, between 7 and 17, learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and explore technology in an informal and creative environment. In addition to learning to code attendees meet like minded people and are exposed to the possibilities of technology.

Within the CoderDojo Movement there is a focus on community, peer learning, youth mentoring and self led learning,  with an emphasis on showing how coding is a force for change in the world.

Find out more about the CoderDojo Movement here

CoderDojo Foundation

The global CoderDojo community is supported by the CoderDojo Foundation. The CoderDojo Foundation consists of a core team based primarily in Dublin, Ireland. Founded by the co-founder of the very first CoderDojo James Whelton, the Foundation is focused on supporting new and existing Dojos through resource and community development while also scaling CoderDojo through partnerships and creating awareness globally. You can find out more about the CoderDojo Foundation here.


The CoderDojo Foundation is registered charity in the Republic of Ireland (CHY 20812) and you can see our annual audited accounts and other reports here.

The CoderDojo Foundation is also delighted that we are now fully compliant with the Good Governance Code Type C organisation, for more information on the Good Governance Code see here. To see our compliance statement see here.

Find out more about the CoderDojo Foundation here

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