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9th November 2022

Take part in our Clubs Conference

We are excited to announce that CoderDojo and Code Club, along with the wider Raspberry Pi Foundation family, will host the first-ever Clubs Conference from Friday 24 to Saturday 25 March 2023 at Churchill College, Cambridge, CB3 0DS, UK and we’d like to invite you to join us! The Clubs Conference is a participatory event …

24th August 2022

Resources to help you get Back to Dojo

It’s that time of year again when many Dojos return from break. It can be a busy month for a lot of people, so we have a special comprehensive guide to help you restart your Dojo!  For the next four weeks, our Back to Dojo series will highlight helpful resources that you may need for …

14th June 2022

Safety guidance and tool updates for online sessions

As you may know, you can run online sessions using videoconferencing or livestreaming tools. In online sessions, young people can work on a project together or they can work independently on different activities. Volunteers should support young people to write and debug their code during the session. In this blog post, we will share our …

17th January 2022

New Unity resources to create 3D worlds!

We’ve partnered with Unity Technologies to develop an exciting path of projects for young people who want to create 3D worlds, stories, and games. Unity is a hugely popular software framework for creating 3D video games and virtual, interactive worlds and stories. Professional developers use Unity to create well-known games such as Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and …

17th December 2021

What we achieved in 2021

What a year! Despite the challenges that continue to be caused by the pandemic, we are incredibly proud of everyone in the CoderDojo community, for your positivity, resilience, and commitment to safety. Regardless of activity you and your Dojo have been able to do this year we would like to thank you for your efforts. …

23rd July 2021

Celebrating 10 years of CoderDojo!

Ten years ago, on 23 July 2011, the first CoderDojo session was held in Cork, Ireland by teenager James Whelton and entrepreneur Bill Liao. From that first session, CoderDojo clubs sprung up across Ireland, and then spread globally to more than 100 countries over the last decade. During this time, dedicated volunteers have run thousands …

<p>Champions from APSCE college explain Coolest Projects</p>

30th June 2021

Apart, but together — the CoderDojo community in India

In this blog, Vasu, our Club Programme Coordinator in India, shares her experience of how the CoderDojo India community came together for Coolest Projects Online 2021. An opportunity to connect, collaborate, and celebrate! This blog is dedicated to some extraordinary Champions who went above and beyond! Their efforts resulted in more than 100 projects being …

3rd June 2021

From Mobile to Advanced Programming, Coolest Projects Ninja Highlights – Part 2

Over 1,100 young tech creators from 47 countries share their innovative ideas in this year’s Coolest Projects showcase! Hundreds of these young people are involved in CoderDojo clubs around the world, where they developed the skills, with the help of Dojo volunteers, to make their ideas a reality. To celebrate our CoderDojo Ninjas who took …

8th March 2021

“Code is where everything comes together” Nikole shares her inspiring experience

Nikole Vaughn is the champion of CoderDojo Collaborative, a Dojo which has been running for several years in San Antonio, Texas. We previously wrote about how Nikole is inspiring the next generation of female coders. We caught up with her last month to hear how her Dojo has adapted over the last year. Nikole told …

4th March 2021

Five myths about Coolest Projects 2021

My name is Vasu and I support the CoderDojo community in India. In this blog post, I am excited to uncover the most common myths that usually come up in conversation with people about Coolest Projects.  Let me set some context. Coolest Projects is the world’s leading technology fair for young people. It’s our biggest …

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