Q2 Report for 2014

28 July 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

We are happy to release our Q2 report which details our activities throughout April, May and June of this year. We want to thank our donors and partners for enabling us to come this far, and the CoderDojo Community for your support, feedback and engagement. We hope you enjoying reading it. If you have any questions please get in touch: [email protected]  … Read More

CoderDojo Community Committee #3

23 July 2014 · by Giustina Mizzoni

Below are the minutes from the third Community Committee meeting which happened on the 3rd of July from 21:00 – 22:00 IST. Attendees: Giustina Mizzoni – CDF Eugene McDonagh – CDF, Killaloe and Limerick Dojos Ben Chapman – CDF, Dublin and DCU Dojos Bill Liao – NSC Dojo, CoderDojo Founder Greg Bulmash – Seattle CoderDojo Radu Ticiu -Timisoara, Romania Ann Donnelly – Clonakilty Dojo, Craig Steele – Glasgow Coderdojo, CoderDojo Scotland Rob Curran – Wimslow, Barcleys, Hayes Recruitment CoderDojos Carmelo Presicce – Bologna CoderDojo, CoderDojo Italia David Welch – Iowa City Dojo Shara Karasic – LA Dojo Francis Reed –… Read More

Become a trailblazer and participate in the Recommended Practice Pilot!

15 July 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

RP Open Consultation period is now closed! Over the course of the month a total of 30 champions, mentors and parents submitted their feedback. These people came from Dojos spread across 10 countries (geographical breakdown available below). A huge thank you to all those who took the time to send in their feedback. We are now in the process of reviewing it and arranging call with those that wish to discuss it in more depth. Read More

Open Consultation Community Feedback on Recommended Practice

27 June 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Overall Feedback on Recommended Practice “As Coder Dojo goes global it is important to ensure a basic/ baseline standard for what is expected running a Dojo.” “CD is an organic organisation but the guidelines allow everyone involved to take risks knowing they are protected within the agreed practice guidelines.” “It has a corporate feel and goes completely against the idea of CoderDojo has just one rule: “Above All: Be Cool”” “I agree, we see that the movement is growing very quickly and simple things like information on a new dojo setup would have been so beneficial to us… Read More

CoderDojo Recommended Practice

4 June 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Open Consultation Period As you may know, the CoderDojo Foundation is inviting the entire global CoderDojo Community for an Open Consultation Period (11th of June 2014 to the 13th of July 2014 at 12 midnight) during which they can give their feedback on Recommended Practice. We are happy to announce that this period has officially started and is open until the 13th of July 2014. During this time any Dojo can submit feedback, or arrange a call with the CoderDojo Foundation team to discuss their thoughts. The Foundation is committed to the CoderDojo community and value their input greatly on… Read More

Introducing the CoderDojo Foundation & new CEO Mary Moloney

29 May 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Dear CoderDojo Community, It is with much anticipation and excitement that we are delighted to write this letter to announce three core changes to the Hello World Foundation over the coming months. Firstly come Summer, we will be re-branding to the CoderDojo Foundation. This has come about after internal discussion and the aim is two fold. To clear up confusion surrounding who the Hello World Foundation is and who we support and to bring a new level of alignment to the ever growing CoderDojo movement. Mary Maloney   Secondly we’re delighted to announce that Mary Moloney will be joining… Read More