In the News

We Are Hiring: Administrator

14 April 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

With more than 920 active Dojos in 65 countries, CoderDojo supports a large, diverse, wonderful community of volunteers around the world. CoderDojo is also growing at a phenomenal rate of around 8 new Dojos each week. Our small but dedicated, fun & hardworking Dublin based team is hiring an Administrator to work with us to enable us to work smartly, efficiently and remain focused on achieving our strategic delivery & growth goals.   The focus of this role will be to support the CoderDojo Foundation team in all administrative aspects of the organisation and its projects. The… Read More

Community Committee Meeting Minutes – March 23rd 2016

11 April 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

March 23rd  – Community Committee Meeting             Date: March 23rd 2016 Time: 20:00 – 22:00 IST Attendees: Eugene McDonagh – Limerick Dojo (IE) John Harrington – CMX (Carrickmacross) Dojo (IE) Michael Madden – Athenry Dojo (IE) Craig Steele – Glasgow Coderdojo, CoderDojo Scotland (UK) Carmelo Presicce – Bologna CoderDojo, CoderDojo Italia (IT) David Welch – Louisiana CoderDojo (US) Bettina – CoderDojo Belgium (BEL) Rob Curran – CoderDojo Wilmslow (UK) Shara Karasic – CoderDojo LA (US)… Read More

CoderDojo Ireland Board Selected

1 April 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

We are delighted to introduce the very first board of CoderDojo Ireland. The board met yesterday afternoon for an in depth discussion on a number of topics including CoderDojo Ireland’s strategy and purpose, governance and the best course of action to take in relation to the upcoming changes with the Charity Regulator. The five selected board members are: Sandra Maguire: Dun Laoghaire (Dublin), DojoCon 2016 Host Eugene McDonough: Limerick Dojo, DojoCon Founder and 2012 Host Karl Reinhardt: Galway Dojo, CoderDojo Child Protection Trainer Declan Buckley: Milltown (Kildare) David Hodge: CIT (Cork) Dojo We extend… Read More

CoderDojo Ireland Community Call Minutes: 26th February 2016

26 February 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

CoderDojo Ireland 26th of February Minutes Meeting Details Date> Monday 26th of February 2016 Time> 18:00 – 19:00 GMT   CoderDojo Foundation Members on the Call: Mary Moloney CoderDojo Foundation:Global CEO [email protected] Giustina Mizzoni CoderDojo Foundation:Head Of Development [email protected] Rosa Langhammer CoderDojo Foundation:Reporting Lead [email protected] Ross O’Neill CoderDojo Foundation:Community & Communications Lead [email protected]   Meeting Minutes CoderDojo Community Members on the Call: John Harrington Carrickmacross Dojo Pam O’Brien Limerick Dojo Eugene McDonagh… Read More

#MEGADojo Netherlands 2016

18 February 2016 · by Pete O'Shea

#MEGADojo Netherlands 2016 Ziggo in collaboration with CoderDojo Netherlands hosted a #MegaDojo at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam the Netherlands on the 17th of Feb 2016! On the day 1024 young people learned how to code for the first time at the massive Dojo! On the day 200 mentors arrived to the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam at 10am to prepare and set-up for the arrival of the 1024 young people that would be taking part in the Scratch challenges set for them. Dutch astronaut, Andre Kuipers, kicked off the event telling the youths… Read More

CoderDojo at Davos, the first World Economic Forum Dojo

12 February 2016 · by Pete O'Shea

This year at the 2015 World Economic Forum at Davos, we had the honour to participate at a pop-up Dojo hosted by the kind & generous Salesforce & Salesforce.org teams, with the support of mentors from Thomson Reuters. 40 kids from the local Davos community learned their first lines of code creating apps and games and got an introduction to the Internet of Things! Niamh Scanlon from Coderdojo DCU and EU Digital Girl for2015 was joined on the day by some other special guests including Marc Benioff, Suzanne Di Bianca, Musician & Entrepreneur Will.i.am, F1 driver Mika Hakkinen and with a big thumbs up of support for the movement provided… Read More