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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 …

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 …

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!

25th January 2023

What is the Clubs Conference?

The Clubs Conference is a weekend of learning and connecting for volunteers and educators involved in CoderDojo and Code Club. It will take place in Churchill College, Cambridge, UK on Friday 24 and Saturday 25 March 2023. What can I look forward to? On Friday 24 March you’ll have the opportunity to register early from …

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 …

4th July 2022

Coolest Projects Global 2022: Judges’ favourites from Dojos around the world

This year, thousands of creators from 46 countries participated in the Coolest Projects Global online showcase. Congratulations to everyone who took part! The judges’ favourite projects have now been revealed, and seven of those projects were created by young people from Dojos around the world. Check out their amazing projects below. ‘AllerG’ by Noah The …

10th November 2021

The Birthday Giveaway: creative, celebratory projects!

Throughout October young people shared their celebratory projects with us as part of The CoderDojo Birthday Giveaway! Young people used their coding skills to make projects to celebrate 10 years of CoderDojo. Check out some of the amazing coded creations below!  Who took part? We received almost one hundred project entries from young people across …

1st October 2021

Launching our birthday giveaway!

Ten years ago the first CoderDojo session was held in Cork, Ireland by teenager James Whelton and entrepreneur Bill Liao. In previous years, we’ve run a spooky challenge during October. This year, we want to mark the 10 years of CoderDojo by encouraging young people to join in with the celebrations with birthday-themed coding projects! …

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 …

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 …

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