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Help by Volunteering at Coolest Projects International 2018

24 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In order to run an amazing event for the hundreds of children and teens who attend and present at Coolest Projects International in Dublin on Saturday May 26th, we need volunteers like you with a wide variety of skills, non-technical or technical! Without your help we literally couldn’t run Coolest Projects International. In 2017 we had over 250 people sign up and help at the event, many of whom have been with us for a number of years, and this year we will need even more volunteers to help everyone at the event (including the volunteers) to have an… Read More

Join the CoderDojo Open Community Call on March 27th!

22 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Our next Open Community Call will be on Tuesday 27 March at 12:30pm GMT. The call will be facilitated by members of the CoderDojo Foundation. We want all those involved with CoderDojo around the world to join, listen in, share their insights and ask questions! The agenda for the call is: Time (ROI/UK)TopicWho 13:00-13:10Welcome & updates! Q&ARoss CoderDojo Foundation 13:10–13:20A new, easier booking process Maimuna Ahmed- CoderDojo Foundation 13:20–13:35How I started the first Dojo in JapanJunya Ishihara 13:35–13:50Our CoderDojo Community in ThailandMishari Muqbil 13:50–14:00Community Questions and AnswersAll those on the call Pete and Amy will… Read More

More reasons to publish events on the CoderDojo Platform

20 March 2018 · by Conor Murphy

We’re always working on ways to help Dojos get more value out of the Dojo events they publish on the CoderDojo platform, Zen. Here are the top releases we’ve completed in the last 30 days to achieve this goal. Using your events to make finding easier If you use event management and ticketing on the CoderDojo platform, we now show on the search page whether your Dojo has an upcoming event! Below is a example of how it looks right now. This makes it much easier for parents. youths and prospective mentors to find your Dojo to book into it. Read More

Early-Bird Tickets to DojoCon 2018 released!

1 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

DojoCon is the annual global conference for CoderDojo Community members. It is an opportunity for all those who volunteer their time to support, organise and Mentor at Dojos to meet, share their experiences, develop connections and learn from each other. This years hosts, CoderDojo Kilkenny are excited to open the registration for DojoCon 2018, starting with an early bird rate, so grab your club member tickets now!   Book your ticket to DojoCon 2018! Overview of the weekend The event will… Read More

Coolest Projects: Matei’s Lost World and the learning opportunity it created!

28 February 2018 · by Amy O'Meara

In the run-up to Coolest Projects International 2018 on 26 May, we will be sharing some inspiring stories of  participants in last year’s event to tell you about their unique journey: from initially conceiving their project idea, to developing it into a reality and presenting it on the day. Matei and ‘The Lost World’ Matei, aged 10,  is a Ninja at his local Dojo, Cluj-Napoca @ Academy+Plus in Romania. He kindly shared with us how he developed his project The Lost World, and told us about his… Read More

Win a Pi Zero and more by sharing #MyCoolestProject

25 February 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Ahead of Coolest Projects International (Dublin), and regional events in Belgium and the UK, we want to see what fun and useful ideas young people are working on at their local Dojo, and reward them for doing so! Great, how do I get involved? We want to learn more about how you created your project, any challenges you faced and how you are overcoming them. To participate share a video, photos and text about the process of making your idea a reality using the hashtag #MyCoolestProject either on Instagram, Facebook… Read More