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Celebrating 7 Years of CoderDojo: A Royal Occasion

12 July 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Yesterday we celebrated 7 years since the first ever Dojo session in Cork. As part of our birthday celebrations we invited Ninjas from Dojos across Ireland to attend and participate in the party. We played pass the parcel and other fun birthday themed games to celebrate before getting down to coding! While some children used our idea generation worksheets to come up with their own project ideas, others decided to stick to the birthday theme and make this fun cake project or tried creating random sparkles on Sense HATs. As well as children involved in CoderDojo attending… Read More

Four of the insightful speakers at DojoCon 2018!

6 July 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re excited to announce four more speakers from the exciting lineup of education and industry experts who will share their insights at this years DojoCon. The conference offers current and potential CoderDojo volunteers the opportunity to meet each other, hear from inspiring innovators, as well as trial out first-hand some of the practical programming applications they can develop in their local club to inspire young creators.   This year’s CoderDojo community conference is set in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and will take place from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st of October 2018. Those scheduled… Read More

Announcing three of the speakers at this years DojoCon!

28 June 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re delighted to announce three speakers from the exciting lineup of industry and education experts who will share their insights at this years DojoCon. This year’s CoderDojo community conference is set in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and will take place from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st of October 2018. Those scheduled to speak at the main event on the Saturday include:   Jordan Casey One of the world’s youngest serial entrepreneurs. Jordan Casey is a BAFTA nominated, 18 year old entrepreneur and self-taught programmer from Ireland. Read More

Apply for a Travel Bursary to DojoCon 2018!

6 June 2018 · by Nuala McHale

DojoCon is the annual global CoderDojo conference specifically tailored for adult volunteers involved in Dojos worldwide. This flagship community event is a fantastic opportunity to connect with other generous, experienced and like minded people who play an instrumental part in the CoderDojo movement. This years community conference is set in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and will take place from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st of October 2018. What can you expect? On Friday an opening ceremony will be held in the upstairs function room of our City’s award winning Left Bank bar, located across… Read More

What makes your Dojo special?

29 May 2018 · by Nuala McHale

To reward and recognise all the amazing Dojos running regularly in over 92 countries globally, we are running a fun competition! As many Dojos take a break during July/ August we want to help you celebrate all your Dojo has achieved with an end of term pack. What’s in the end of term pack? 30 CoderDojo stickers 5 CoderDojo Lanyards and lanyard covers 30 blank certificates to award to the young people in your club Flyers to help recruit mentors Info on how the Foundation… Read More

Pete: Embarking on a new adventure

17 May 2018 · by Giustina Mizzoni

After four years,  on the 25th of May, Pete O’Shea will be finishing up with us at the CoderDojo Foundation to embark on a new adventure. Pete was one of the first people that I hired at the Foundation and its been a privilege to work with him  and watch him grow over this time. He has been a pivotal team member in growing the community team and the supports that we provide to the global community.   New Opportunity “During my time at the Foundation I have had the privilege to meet so many… Read More