What We Do

Get involved in our December 2nd Hackathon!

2 November 2017 · by Philip Harney

Last July we ran our first Content Hackathon, which focused on translating our learning resources and materials from English into other languages. It was a 24 hour effort, giving everyone a chance to participate for a few hours no matter where they were and involved CoderDojo Community members from all over the world. It was a great success, with opportunities for us to learn and improve on it. You can read more about what we produced and what we learned here. (p.s. This is the blog I refer to in the video!)… Read More

What’s happening at DojoCon Japan 2017?

2 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On Saturday, November 4th DojoCon Japan 2017 will welcome over 300 CoderDojo Champions, Mentors and Ninjas from all over Japan to celebrate open source programming education. Though admission is free, tickets are already sold out! DojoCon Japan 2017, the second regional DojoCon held in the country, will take place at Ritsumeikan Future Plaza Event Hall in Ibaraki-city, Osaka, Japan from 10:30 to 6:30pm. Connect Dojo to Dojo The theme of this years event is “Connect (Tsunagaru / つながる) Dojo to Dojo”, and aims to create a space for Dojo members from all over Japan, to interact,… 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

We’re Hiring an Events Manager

26 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €35000 – €45000, 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 coding clubs for young people between the ages of 7 and 17. Clubs (Dojos) running all over the world give young people the opportunity to learn to build websites, apps, programs, and games, and to explore technology. The first Dojo was started six years ago, and there are now more than 1500 active Dojos in 75… Read More

What I’ve learned and am still learning at the CoderDojo Foundation

25 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Graham is studying computing at Dublin City University. As part of his third year work experience he got the opportunity to work for six months as a software development intern with the CoderDojo Foundation. Below Graham notes the benefits of getting practical experience, what he has learned and how he continues to learn, as well as the main highlights of his time with the Foundation. I’ve been interning as a Software Engineer with the CoderDojo Foundation for six months now. My role has been focused on the development of Zen, the… Read More

We’re hiring a Partnerships Manager!

24 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Based: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €35000 – €45000, 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… Read More