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Brand New Content: Dojo Beginner HTML Sushi Cards!

18 June 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

We are delighted to announce the launch of the new CoderDojo Sushi cards! CoderDojo Sushi cards are simple: One concept, one card. Individual concept cards fit into a series of Sushi cards that will introduce young people to programming languages. Originally created by Clyde Hatter, a mentor in CoderDojo Bray, Ireland. CoderDojo Sushi is now being expanded and developed further for the global CoderDojo Community! The original My First Website series has been redesigned and edited and now we’re relaunching it. This series is soon to followed by a beginners Javascript series which is in development with more to be… Read More

Young Rewired State: The Festival of Code 27th to 30th of July 2015!

18 June 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

Every summer, Young Rewired State run the world’s largest annual hackathon for young people! This year, the Festival of Code is taking place from the 27th to 30th of July in local volunteer-led centres all across the UK and around the world, with the finale weekend taking place from 31st of July to 2nd August at the ICC in Birmingham. YRS are looking for young coders to participate in the Festival, as well as mentors and volunteers to support during the week. To find out more, visit festival.yrs.io or email [email protected]  … Read More

Register for Europe Code Week 10th – 18th of October 2015!

18 June 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

SAVE THE DATE – from the 10th – 18th of October 2015, Europe Code Week is returning for a third year! The objective of this week is to have millions of children, young adults, adults, parents, teachers, entrepreneurs and policymakers come together in events and classrooms across Europe to learn to create with code! The aim is to show everyone how they can bring your ideas to life with code, by making programming more visible to people around the world. By demystifying these skills and bringing motivated people together to learn code at your CoderDojo you can take… Read More

5 Cool Tools for your Dojo

18 June 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

Here’s some cool tools for you to try at your Dojo over the summer! X-Ray Goggles This super cool tool lets you see the building blocks that make up websites on the internet. Activate the goggles to inspect the code behind any webpage, then remix elements with a single click, swapping in your own text, images and more. This is a fun and exciting plugin that sits in your ‘Bookmarks Bar’. It will allow for Ninjas to visit sites they use regularly and inspect the code that is used, with the added benefit of being able to add their… Read More

Welcome the new CoderDojo Foundation and Movement partners: The Salesforce Foundation!

21 May 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

We are delighted to announce that the Salesforce Foundation have partnered with the Coderdojo Foundation and movement. The CoderDojo Foundation & Movement are delighted to announce a new global partnership with the Salesforce Foundation to support the global volunteer movement that is CoderDojo! The announcement was made at the Salesforce World Tour, London, by CoderDojo CEO, Mary Moloney and Salesforce Foundation President, Suzanne DiBianca! Check out the video introduced by Peter Coffee during the Keynote at the Salesforce World Tour, London. “We are really excited to be partnering with CoderDojo,” said Charlotte Finn, Foundation Director, EMEA. “Organizations… Read More

We’ve moved offices to Dogpatch Labs 2.0 at the CHQ Building, Dublin!

26 January 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

The CoderDojo Foundation team have recently moved offices to “Dogpatch Labs 2.0” at the CHQ buildings in the Dublin Docklands! Thank you to the CHQ Building team, we are looking forward to continuing our journey as a member of the Dogpatch Labs family. If you’d like to visit us or arrange a meeting send us a mail: Send us a mail! Our new postal address is: The CoderDojo Foundation, Dogpatch Labs, Unit 1, The CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin 1, Ireland  … Read More