What We Do

Thank You to the CoderDojo Community Platform Creators & Supporters

19 October 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

About Zen, the open source community platform The CoderDojo Foundation recently relaunched Zen as a new open source community platform! The new system allows CoderDojo community members (Mentors and Champions) to fully manage their Dojo activities like  issuing tickets to individual Dojo events, posting in forums, editing and setting up profiles etc. The platform was built by NearForm along with the CoderDojo Foundation. The system is completely open source and we want to say a huge thank you to all the organisations who have provided their services for free,… Read More

Contribute to the open source CoderDojo community platform!

13 October 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

About Zen, the open source community platform The CoderDojo Foundation relaunched Zen as a new open source community platform!  This new system allows CoderDojo community members (Mentors and Champions) to fully manage their Dojo activities like  issuing tickets to individual Dojo events, posting in forums, editing and setting up profiles etc. The system is completely open source. Below are some of the really cool existing community features: – A forum for community members – A forum especially for youths over 13 years of age – An improved Dojo listing where you can book tickets to a Dojo… Read More

USB Belt Competition!

17 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

To celebrate the launch of our recognition and rewards system we are giving away 10 Starter Packs of Belts to Dojos around the globe! USB Belts and Digital Badges are part of the CoderDojo reward system, their aim is to encouraging young people to continue to be creative and enhance their coding and soft skills further. In order to celebrate the launch of both the USB Belt Guidelines and badges on the new Zen, Software Placements have kindly sponsored 10 Starter Packs to give away to Dojos. A starter pack will consist of 20 Belts of a variety of colours. Read More

CoderDojo youths to teach MEPs about code at #EUDojo to celebrate Europe Code Week!

16 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

CoderDojo youths to teach MEPs about code at #EUDojo in the EU Parliament to celebrate Europe Code Week! On September 30th, in collaboration with Sean Kelly, MEP, CoderDojo is running a special event at the European Parliament in Brussels, which will bring together young people, MEPs and industry leaders from across Europe to launch Europe Code Week. Digital literacy is fast becoming an essential competency for everyone living in this connected world. According to a recent European estimate, by 2020 Europe is expected to face a shortfall of more than 900,000 technically skilled employees. Read More

Suggest a CoderDojo Tagline!

15 September 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

We want to hear the CoderDojo Community’s suggestions / opinions on a three word tagline about CoderDojo which will be included on our logo going forward. The purpose of the tagline is to explain to people what CoderDojo is at a glance, particularly for anyone who may never have heard of it. The tagline needs to be short and snappy, no longer than three words and must embody what CoderDojo is. Imagine you are seeing the CoderDojo logo for the first time and have no idea what it is about, what three words would help you to understand what CoderDojo is?… Read More

Join the CoderDojo Foundation team: Community & Support Internship

10 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to get practical, hands on experience with a small non profit organisation that has a large global impact. The role will be diverse and exciting and the candidate will be required to manage and play a support role on a number of areas within the organisation. The individual will be given the opportunity to shape the role and adapt it to their strengths within the organisation. Some of the duties that the individual will be working on include About the Role Play a key supportive role on all incoming… Read More