Events

Coolest Projects International Travel Bursary 2018

10 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re accepting applications for those seeking to receive a bursary for travelling to Coolest Projects International 2018 from across Europe. The 2018 Coolest Projects showcase will be held on May 26 in the Simmonscourt complex in the RDS, Dublin. Our goal is to have over 100 projects from outside of Ireland showcased at the 2018 Coolest Projects Exhibition! The Bursary application has been extended until midnight GMT Febuary 7 2018 – to apply just enter your details on our form below. For top tips and guidelines for applying continue reading. The… Read More

We’re hiring a Partnerships Manager!

8 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Description Based: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €38,000 – €50,000, dependent on experience Basis: permanent; full-time, part-time or flexible Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in Ireland The role CoderDojo is a global movement of free computer coding clubs for young people. The first Dojo was started six years ago, and there are now more than 1500 active Dojos in 75 countries, giving 45000 young people the opportunity to learn how to code in a fun, social environment. The CoderDojo movement is supported by the CoderDojo Foundation, a registered charity based in Dublin, and part… Read More

Attend the BT Young Scientist with CoderDojo In January 2018!

6 December 2017 · by Pete O'Shea

For the fith year in a row there will be an interactive CoderDojo Booth at the BT Young Scientist event (10th – 13th Jan 2018). We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas from across the Republic of Ireland to join us on the day and showcase the awesome projects that they’ve made at CoderDojo for one or more of these days (either the 10th, 11th, 13th or 13th of January)! We will be looking for more people on the 10th and 11th to attend, so keep that in mind when filling out the applications. Showcase your cool Project! We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas, living in Ireland, to apply to… Read More

Host an Hour of Code Event at your Dojo!

6 December 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The Hour of Code, like CoderDojo, is a global movement. While CoderDojo is about regularly engaging young people to create with technology, the Hour of Code offers a useful way to encourage young people to try coding for the first time. The Hour of Code has already reached tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone including Dojos can organize an Hour of Code event. Dojos can use it to reach even more young people in their local area with one-hour tutorials available in over 45 languages, which require no previous experience to complete. Community… Read More

Coolest Projects 2018 date announced!

29 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a world leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs. Young people from CoderDojo clubs around the world will descend on the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin for the opportunity to present the projects they have designed and built at their local Dojo. Last year saw over 700 Ninjas from 16 countries including Australia, Argentina, United States, Romania, Ireland, Netherlands and Japan showcase their projects to more than 10,000 spectators at this one day event. Today we are delighted to announce that… Read More

Six CoderDojo Girls shortlisted for Digital Girl of the Year!

21 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The Ada awards celebrate and recognise the efforts of the top girls and women in technology worldwide. We are delighted that all six girls nominated and through to the next round of the European Ada Awards’ Digital Girl of the Year are actively involved in their local CoderDojo clubs! The girls who have been shortlisted for the awards across three age categories are: Helena Staple, Zara Ilyas, Ruby Scott Kenny, Aoibheann Mangan, Charlotte Johnson and Maeve Galvin. Well done to you all! The fact that so many girls… Read More