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Job Opportunities at the CoderDojo Foundation

1 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

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. In May 2017 the CoderDojo Foundation joined forces with the Raspberry Pi Foundation. We currently are looking for experienced and enthusiastic managers for the below positions to join our team. We are passionate about education and technology. Read More

We’re Hiring an Events Manager

26 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €35000 – €45000, 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 coding clubs for young people between the ages of 7 and 17. Clubs (Dojos) running all over the world give young people the opportunity to learn to build websites, apps, programs, and games, and to explore technology. The first Dojo was started six years ago, and there are now more than 1500 active Dojos in 75… Read More

What I’ve learned and am still learning at the CoderDojo Foundation

25 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Graham is studying computing at Dublin City University. As part of his third year work experience he got the opportunity to work for six months as a software development intern with the CoderDojo Foundation. Below Graham notes the benefits of getting practical experience, what he has learned and how he continues to learn, as well as the main highlights of his time with the Foundation. I’ve been interning as a Software Engineer with the CoderDojo Foundation for six months now. My role has been focused on the development of Zen, the… Read More

We’re hiring a Partnerships Manager!

24 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Based: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €35000 – €45000, 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… Read More

What we got up to at DojoCon 2017!

20 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

This years DojoCon was our most hands on yet. Dojo members travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and the UK to learn new skills to bring back with them to their local areas as well as meeting Community members from near and far to share their CoderDojo experiences. This year was the first time DojoCon has been held outside of the island of Ireland. The event, which included over 50 workshops, talks and sessions for attendees, did not disappoint! Opening of DojoCon 2017 On… Read More

Celebrating European Code Week with our 5th Annual EU Dojo

18 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On October 17th, the fifth annual EUDojo event was held in the in the European Parliament in Brussels. CoderDojo, who recently reached the milestone of having 1,500 coding clubs in 75 countries worldwide, hosted the event along with Ludick Niedmeyer MEP*. The event coincides with the fifth year of Europe Code Week. As part of EUDojo volunteers, and parents from across Europe were invited to participate along with 40 young coders who travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom to the EU Parliament to showcase their coding and technology skills. Read More