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How to Join our Community Call on Tuesday 24 April

12 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Our next Open Community Call will be on Tuesday 24 April at 1:00pm UTC+1 (find your timezone here). The call, which will be facilitated by members of the CoderDojo Foundation, will include an interview with Dojo resource creators Philip and Ciara. They’ll be sharing what they’ve learned through developing our newest online course and the upcoming Champions handbook. We want all those involved with CoderDojo around the world to join, listen in, share their insights and ask questions! The Agenda: Time (ROI/UK)TopicWho 13:00-13:10Welcome & updates! Q&ARoss CoderDojo Foundation 13:10–13:20A new, easier booking process Maimuna… Read More

How Bocar is on a mission to grow CoderDojo in Senegal

10 April 2018 · by Amy O'Meara

At the CoderDojo Foundation, we are always happy to share inspiring stories of passionate community members around the world who are volunteering their time to bring coding opportunities to more young people worldwide.   Introducing Bocar Over the past months, we have been fortunate enough to work with one such champion, Bocar Ndiaye, who has recently set up eight new Dojos in Senegal. Bocar has kindly shared his amazing story with us, so that we may inspire more champions, mentors, and Ninjas across the globe  to get involved! Bocar works as… Read More

How our new free online course will help you start a Dojo!

9 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

You can now sign-up to our new free online course — Starting a CoderDojo club — in which anyone can learn more about CoderDojo and how they can set up one of these free coding clubs for young people in their local area. With only two weeks until the course begins I wanted to highlight what will be included on the course content as well as the motivations behind it from the courses creator, so you know what you’ll gain by participating. Join the course!   What is CoderDojo? CoderDojo is… Read More

We’re hiring a Community Intern

3 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin Salary: €22500 Basis: full-time six-month internship (possibility of extension to twelve months) Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in Ireland About us The CoderDojo Foundation is a Dublin-based educational charity that works to give every child the opportunity to learn how to code and create with technology. We do this through supporting the volunteer-led CoderDojo movement. Founded in July 2011, the movement is based on open-source principles, meaning that anyone anywhere in the world can start a Dojo. Clubs (Dojos) run all over the world on a regular basis, giving young people between the ages of 7 and 17… Read More

CoderDojo Annual Survey Results 2017

26 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In November, we opened the CoderDojo Annual Survey. All Dojos running regularly across 75 countries were invited to share their experiences. The information from the Annual Survey helps us determine the impact that the CoderDojo movement is having and it allows the Foundation to receive feedback on what the community needs to guide our future strategy.   If you have any feedback please feel free to share your insights or ask questions about the survey results on our community forums. Thank you to all 520 Dojo champions and lead mentors who took the time to fill in this… Read More

Project Registration Deadline Extended for Coolest Projects

26 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Our project applications are almost capacity! Given the feedback we’ve received from eager participants we are extending the project registration deadline for the Coolest Projects International showcase and our regional event, Coolest Projects UK  until Monday, 2 April at midnight GMT+1. Coolest Projects International on Saturday 26 May is not just a competition, it’s a celebration that supports young innovators and tech creators aged up to 18 years. It offers young people the opportunity to showcase the skills they have learned at their local CoderDojo, Code Club or other Raspberry Pi initiative to an international audience. There will also… Read More