What We Do

Join the CoderDojo Foundation team: Community Liaison Lead

10 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

CoderDojo is growing at a phenomenal rate & so is our dedicated community of volunteers and mentors! With over 760 active Dojos in 59 countries, we are hiring a Community Lead to take CoderDojo community engagement to the next level & support the scaling of the movement globally. Role Description: Community Liaison Lead The core objective of this role is to support, sustain and excel growth of CoderDojo in regions. Responsibilities will include Supporting existing champions and mentors in sustaining these Dojos, through sourcing additional mentors / and or content, Improving and… Read More

Give your input for the new Best Practices kit and your Dojo could win 5 Raspberry Pis!

10 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

Hi CoderDojo Champions! During the summer we sent an e-mail informing that CoderDojo was selected to participate in Erasmus+, a EU funded programme aiming to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. ​ One of the goals of this project is to collect the Best Practices of all the CoderDojos worldwide. When complete, a Best Practice and Policy Recommendation document will be provided to all the CoderDojos. This short questionnaire is the first step to gather information about the practices you consider should be shared among the rest… Read More

CoderDojo Foundation 2015 Q2 Report

4 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

We are happy to release our Q2 report which details our activities throughout March, April, May, June of this year. We want to thank our donors and partners for enabling us to come this far, and the CoderDojo Community for your support, feedback and engagement. We hope you enjoying reading it. If you have any questions please get in touch: [email protected] [pdf-embedder url=”https://wp-static.coderdojo.com/uploads/2015/09/coderdojo_q2_2015_report_final.pdf”]… Read More

Pop-up Dojo @ Electric Picnic

3 September 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

CoderDojo will have a special Pop Up Dojo at the Electric Picnic music festival in Stradbally Estate, Co. Laois! The festival takes on 4th – 6th of Sept. At our “Pop Up Dojo”, located in the Science Gallery Tent in the Mindfield area, we’ll be giving young people (aged 7 – 17) and their parents the opportunity to get a taste of it’s like to attend a CoderDojo. As always the sessions will be free, fun and interactive! No previous experience of working with technology is required, for either the attending child or their parent /… Read More

Fostering Creativity & Innovation at CoderDojo by Mary Moloney

12 August 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

Creativity noun: the use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness. Creativity is the act of turning new and imaginative ideas into reality. Being able to see the world in different and inventive ways, that’s what creativity is all about. Creativity makes the world a brighter and more interesting place. Children, we can all agree, are some of the most creative of us all.  Their imaginations know no bounds and for them nothing is impossible. From our first day in school we are brought up to believe that formal education is one of the most important things… Read More

What CoderDojo Will Do If We Receive the #UpgradeYourWorld Grant

12 August 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

Firstly, we want to say a huge thank you to all of you who have voted so far in the Windows #UpgradeYourWorld competition! The support has been absolutely amazing and shows us how much of an impact CoderDojo has made. We really appreciate everyone taking the time to vote for us every day for something that could make a huge difference for us. This short blog is to tell you what we will do if we receive the grant from Windows. We’ve summarised the main projects we will focus on… Read More