Foundation team news

Coolest Projects International Travel Bursary: Deadline Extended!

2 February 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re accepting applications for those seeking to receive a bursary for travelling to Coolest Projects International 2018 from across Europe. Last year young people traveled from 17 countries to attend the event, and this year we want to help even more young people travel to Ireland to participate! The 2018 Coolest Projects showcase will be held on May 26 in the Simmonscourt complex in the RDS, Dublin. Our goal is to have over 100 projects from outside of Ireland showcased at the event! Deadline for Applications Extended! Bursaries have been extended until midnight GMT 7 Febuary 2018 – to apply just enter… Read More

We’re Hiring a Community Coordinator for Ireland

31 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €27500 – €38000, 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 in Dublin that is part of… Read More

Pete announced as Code Week Ambassador!

15 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We are delighted to share that CoderDojo Community Lead, Pete, has been named as a Europe Code Week Ambassador! Pete has been an active proponent of coding through his role supporting Dojos around the world, mentoring at Dojos, volunteering at MegaDojo’s and championing his own club. Speaking after he was announced as a Code Week ambassador Pete explained how: “CoderDojo is all about giving young people the opportunity to learn all about digital skills and technology! As part of this I have been promoting the importance of learning Digital Skills… Read More

Coolest Projects International Travel Bursary 2018

10 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We’re accepting applications for those seeking to receive a bursary for travelling to Coolest Projects International 2018 from across Europe. The 2018 Coolest Projects showcase will be held on May 26 in the Simmonscourt complex in the RDS, Dublin. Our goal is to have over 100 projects from outside of Ireland showcased at the 2018 Coolest Projects Exhibition! The Bursary application has been extended until midnight GMT Febuary 7 2018 – to apply just enter your details on our form below. For top tips and guidelines for applying continue reading. The… Read More

We’re hiring a Partnerships Manager!

8 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Description Based: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €38,000 – €50,000, 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 in Dublin, and part… Read More

New Years Resolution: Start a Dojo!

2 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

The beginning of a new year is an ideal time to feel motivated and set goals to not only improve your own life but also empower those around you. CoderDojo is a volunteer led movement with people, just like you, setting up fun, creative technology clubs to inspire and support young people in their local area. You don’t even need any experience with technology to start a CoderDojo club. So what are you waiting for? Make 2018 the year you organise a fun, free coding club to enable children you know to be creators of technology… Read More