What We Do

The CoderDojo Foundation Strategy 2015/2016

7 August 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

CoderDojo’s vision is a world where every child has the opportunity to learn how to code and to be creative in a fun, safe and social environment. CoderDojo has progressed from being an Irish originated concept to being a global movement. Dojos exist in every continent in the world and in 59 countries. Sustaining these existing Dojos and starting more Dojos, to reach even more kids and young people is at the core of the CoderDojo strategy for 2015 & 2016. Sometimes to create magic, some hard work is required! The CoderDojo Foundation team has been busily working on delivering… Read More

Brand New Content: Dojo Beginner JavaScript Sushi Cards!

15 July 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

Exciting news, the beginner JavaScript Sushi Cards are now available for the global CoderDojo community! This is the first in a series of content cards that we are developing for the CoderDojo community. We are currently developing sushi cards for intermediate and advanced levels. These will be released incrementally during the coming months. This set will introduce you to the basics of JavaScript and how it can be used to improve your HTML website. The sushi card also includes how to use jQuery which is the most popular JavaScript library! [pdf-embedder url=”https://wp-static.coderdojo.com/uploads/2015/07/Sushi-JS.pdf”] Get the full set!… Read More

DOJOCON 2015 – Whats in store!

15 July 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

  This year’s DojoCon – our annual gathering of dojo mentors and champions – will take place Friday, Sept 18th – Saturday, Sept 19th in Derry. The event will take place during CultureTECH and is being organised by Nerve Centre, CultureTECH and several of the North-West’s dojos.   So what’s in store? This year’s theme is “The Creative Coder” with sessions and keynotes focused on using creative technologies as a way to engage with young people in new ways. Young people get interested in coding for lots of reasons; and showing them how technology is used… Read More

Zen: The new CoderDojo Community Platform!

15 July 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

This September Zen is being relaunched as the new Community Platform for CoderDojo! There will be many new ways to interact online with your Dojo and engage with other volunteers in the CoderDojo Community via the new Community Platform!   Forums We’ll be hosting CoderDojo forums running on NodeBB (https://nodebb.org/). In these forums there will be specific forums for different topics as well as regional topics, events, challenges or opportunities. There will be a youth specific forum for CoderDojo Ninjas to communicate with one another, learn from peers and collaborate. These forums will be moderated by the CoderDojo Foundation… Read More

2014 A year in review

15 July 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

We are committed to being open and transparent with our community of stakeholders, releasing regular reports on our work is one method through which we work towards this! We have put together this annual report so that all of our stakeholders can get a full view of what changes have been made in the past year within the organisation as well as acknowledging the CoderDojo Foundation’s achievements in the 2014 calendar year. If you have any questions or queries about the 2014 Annual Report please feel free to get in touch on [email protected] [pdf-embedder url=”https://wp-static.coderdojo.com/uploads/2015/07/CoderDojo-Annual-Report-2014-FINAL.pdf”]… Read More

July Community Call Details

14 July 2015 · by Laura Ivers

We have three CoderDojo Community Calls lined up this month for community members from around the world to meet online and discuss topics around their CoderDojo experiences. These calls are a great opportunity for CoderDojo community members from across the globe to share tips and tricks for improving their Dojo and getting advice to deal with any issues they might be having. We use the Join.me platform for our global community calls. Using this you can join the call via your computar or smartphone or through diallling a local landline number. Please see below for the access… Read More