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22nd March 2024

The latest CoderDojo platform features

We recently launched a brand new CoderDojo platform that is faster, and more user-friendly. Read on to learn more about the latest features we’ve added, including: email functionality, event cancellation and the ability to subscribe to Dojo updates on the platform. Event booking confirmation email When parents or guardians book a ticket to a Dojo …

4th January 2024

The new CoderDojo platform is live!

We recently launched a brand new CoderDojo platform that is fast, user-friendly, and stable. Keep reading to learn about the exciting features on the platform. For champions Create and manage events easily The new platform offers a simplified process for creating ticketed events, including the ability to define multiple ticket types and collect emergency contact …

14th December 2023

Creating a global community with our CoderDojo partner network

Our Global Community Coordinator, Izzy, shares more about how our Global Clubs Partner network works with CoderDojo. Here at CoderDojo, we want to help as many young people as possible realise that they can build a positive future through coding. The CoderDojo team continuously works towards this goal from their bases in the UK, Ireland, …

1st November 2023

New CoderDojo platform launching in December!

Get ready for an exciting improvement coming this December — the launch of our brand new CoderDojo platform! In this blog post, we’ll delve into the benefits this platform will bring to champions (those who manage clubs), volunteers, parents, and guardians. Keep reading to learn about these exciting developments and important changes to be aware …

24th July 2023

Celebrating 12 years and looking to the future for volunteers!

Happy Birthday CoderDojo! Sunday, 23 July, marked 12 years since the first ever CoderDojo event! It’s a remarkable milestone that we couldn’t have reached without the incredible dedication of CoderDojo volunteers. Today, I want to say thank you to each and every one of you for the work you do. Milestones Speaking of milestones, it’s …

11th July 2023

Enter the CoderDojo Birthday Giveaway!

This month we’re celebrating 12 years since the first ever CoderDojo event! Since that first Dojo in Ireland, thousands of Dojo events have taken place, thanks to thousands of volunteers in 115 countries around the world! Through your efforts almost 50,000 young people have been empowered to create with technology!  To celebrate all the incredible …

26th June 2023

Five things we’ve learned from 10 years of CoderDojo Belgium

Earlier this month, our Global Community Coordinator, Izzy, caught up with members of the CoderDojo Belgium team and community. In 2012, Martine Tempels was selected as ‘ICT Woman of the Year’ by Data News, a leading publication in the Belgian market for the IT community. This nomination made Martine want to ‘inspire young people’, and …

6th June 2023

A bright idea for a UK community

This Volunteers’ week Fred Hasson shares how he initially started CoderDojo Brighton in September 2013, and his experiences on approaching their 10th anniversary. In 2012 I met Bill Liao (Co-Founder of CoderDojo) at an entrepreneurs conference in Birmingham. He talked about many things including CoderDojo and how it had taken off. I visited the club …

3rd April 2023

5 things we learned at #ClubsCon23

Over the day and a half, more than 140 attendees participated in over 40 workshops, discussions, and talks. Here are five things we learned from the Conference!

24th January 2023

Reassuring our community about the recent CircleCI security alert

You may have heard of a recent security alert at CircleCI. We want to reassure our community that we have no reason to believe that any user data has been accessed, or is at risk, because of this incident. What is CircleCI?  CircleCI lets teams build fully-automated pipelines, from testing to deployment. Engineers can use …

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