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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

How parent & Mentor, Wendy, created a space to support girls in her Dojo

4 December 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Wendy, a parent and Mentor at Clonakilty Dojo in Cork, shares her experiences of challenging gender disparity in her Dojo and how she developed a space to engage girls more: Our Dojo, which is in its 6th year is quite large. Approximately 60-75 children aged from 7–17 attend each session. In 2015 we had a heavy representation of boys compared to girls, with a 90:10 split. Each year, very few girls would return after the Christmas break. In addition, girls might come to hang with their brothers – but few would engage with the technology. To tackle the… Read More

Coolest Projects 2018 date announced!

29 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a world leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs. Young people from CoderDojo clubs around the world will descend on the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin for the opportunity to present the projects they have designed and built at their local Dojo. Last year saw over 700 Ninjas from 16 countries including Australia, Argentina, United States, Romania, Ireland, Netherlands and Japan showcase their projects to more than 10,000 spectators at this one day event. Today we are delighted to announce that… 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