Foundation team news

Growing with the CoderDojo movement

21 December 2017 · by Pete O'Shea

“2017 marks my 4th year here at the Foundation. This year the team has achieved so much, we released a load of new content, created the CoderDojo Girls guide, hosted the annual survey, supported many events and much more!  One highlight for me was attending the Bulgarian Coolest Projects and then seeing some of the ninjas travel with their projects to participate at the Coolest Projects in Dublin with the support of their mentors and champions!” The CoderDojo community has grown for a humble number of 200, back when I started, to over 1,600 Dojos in 85+ countries… Read More

Club Program Manager Opportunity in North America

12 December 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Based: Oakland, CA, with frequent travel to other sites and event venues Rate: $60,000–$70,000 per annum Basis: permanent Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in the United States The role The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s mission is to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world. This is a deliberately bold statement of our intent. Since launching our first product in 2012, we have sold more than 15 million Raspberry Pi computers and helped kickstart a global movement to get more people involved in computing and digital making. We have trained thousands of teachers… Read More

Attend the BT Young Scientist with CoderDojo In January 2018!

6 December 2017 · by Pete O'Shea

For the fith year in a row there will be an interactive CoderDojo Booth at the BT Young Scientist event (10th – 13th Jan 2018). We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas from across the Republic of Ireland to join us on the day and showcase the awesome projects that they’ve made at CoderDojo for one or more of these days (either the 10th, 11th, 13th or 13th of January)! We will be looking for more people on the 10th and 11th to attend, so keep that in mind when filling out the applications. Showcase your cool Project! We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas, living in Ireland, to apply to… Read More

Announcing the hosts of DojoCon 2018!

7 November 2017 · 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 relationships and learn from each other. This years DojoCon saw Community members travelling to Warrington; from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and the UK to learn new insights and skills to bring back with them to their local areas. Who will host DojoCon 2018? We are delighted to announce that CoderDojo Kilkenny (Ireland) will host the event… Read More

CoderDojo Foundation 2017 Q3 Report

5 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Throughout the third quarter we focused on contacting community members about approaches and resources they use to engage girls in their Dojo sessions. From late August through to September we released resources and advice for Dojos returning back after the summer break as part of our #BackToDojo campaign. Additionally, the first online content hackathon was successfully organised in order to better engage volunteers wishing to give their time to translating and creating learning resources.   Download our Q3 Report as a PDF here. Read More

Job Opportunities at the CoderDojo Foundation

1 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

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. In May 2017 the CoderDojo Foundation joined forces with the Raspberry Pi Foundation. We currently are looking for experienced and enthusiastic managers for the below positions to join our team. We are passionate about education and technology. Read More