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22nd March 2024

The latest CoderDojo platform features

We recently launched a brand new CoderDojo platform that is faster, and more user-friendly. Read on to learn more about the latest features we’ve added, including: email functionality, event cancellation and the ability to subscribe to Dojo updates on the platform. Event booking confirmation email When parents or guardians book a ticket to a Dojo …

8th March 2024

Switching to our Code Editor in projects

We have created an online text-based Code Editor to help young people aged 7 and older learn to write code. A code editor is a tool to write code in a programming language for a computer program. Our Code Editor is free and designed for young people.  Over the last eleven months we have improved …

9th February 2024

Choosing projects for 7–10 year olds

At CoderDojo young people can use any resources and/or tools they have access to in order to develop their skills. Sometimes the amount of resources available can be overwhelming. This blog suggests what order projects can be completed in, for different age groups.  We encourage you to ask your young people what topics they are …

4th January 2024

The new CoderDojo platform is live!

We recently launched a brand new CoderDojo platform that is fast, user-friendly, and stable. Keep reading to learn about the exciting features on the platform. For champions Create and manage events easily The new platform offers a simplified process for creating ticketed events, including the ability to define multiple ticket types and collect emergency contact …

14th December 2023

Creating a global community with our CoderDojo partner network

Our Global Community Coordinator, Izzy, shares more about how our Global Clubs Partner network works with CoderDojo. Here at CoderDojo, we want to help as many young people as possible realise that they can build a positive future through coding. The CoderDojo team continuously works towards this goal from their bases in the UK, Ireland, …

1st November 2023

New CoderDojo platform launching in December!

Get ready for an exciting improvement coming this December — the launch of our brand new CoderDojo platform! In this blog post, we’ll delve into the benefits this platform will bring to champions (those who manage clubs), volunteers, parents, and guardians. Keep reading to learn about these exciting developments and important changes to be aware …

11th September 2023

Improving resources for volunteers and clubs

We want everyone who volunteers with us to have a great experience, irrespective of where they are, how long they are involved, or their specific role. In line with this, we are working to improve the CoderDojo volunteer experience for current and future volunteers. Community input Over the coming months, we will be developing onboarding …

5th September 2023

Top tips to get you ‘Back to Dojo’!

September is a time when a lot of Dojos resume their events after a well-deserved break.  We’re here to support you as you get #BackToDojo this term, with a selection of useful tips and resources. Plan your sessions Before your Ninjas return, take the opportunity to talk to your volunteers and plan out the schedule …

24th July 2023

Celebrating 12 years and looking to the future for volunteers!

Happy Birthday CoderDojo! Sunday, 23 July, marked 12 years since the first ever CoderDojo event! It’s a remarkable milestone that we couldn’t have reached without the incredible dedication of CoderDojo volunteers. Today, I want to say thank you to each and every one of you for the work you do. Milestones Speaking of milestones, it’s …

11th July 2023

Enter the CoderDojo Birthday Giveaway!

This month we’re celebrating 12 years since the first ever CoderDojo event! Since that first Dojo in Ireland, thousands of Dojo events have taken place, thanks to thousands of volunteers in 115 countries around the world! Through your efforts almost 50,000 young people have been empowered to create with technology!  To celebrate all the incredible …

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