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What we got up to at DojoCon 2017!

20 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

This years DojoCon was our most hands on yet. Dojo members travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and the UK to learn new skills to bring back with them to their local areas as well as meeting Community members from near and… Read More

Community Content Release: Hardware projects to improve your life

19 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

This week I present you with more hardware projects from CoderDojo York!   Plant Moisture Monitor (Arduino) Remembering to water the plants is a problem faced by many. Personally I find it hard to know when some of them need watering too. Well, thanks to technology these things need… Read More

Celebrating European Code Week with our 5th Annual EU Dojo

18 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On October 17th, the fifth annual EUDojo event was held in the in the European Parliament in Brussels. CoderDojo, who recently reached the milestone of having 1,500 coding clubs in 75 countries worldwide, hosted the event along with Ludick Niedmeyer MEP*. The event coincides with the fifth year of Europe… Read More

We’re hiring! Community Support & Experience Assistant

16 October 2017 · by Rosa Langhammer

Location: Dublin, with occasional travel to other sites and event venues Basis: Fixed-term contract, 12 months with possibility of extension Salary: €24,000–€29,000 (dependent on experience) Benefits: 24 days annual leave, employer-matched pension scheme Eligibility: You must be eligible to work in Ireland CoderDojo is a global movement of free coding… Read More

Community Content Release: Spanish Resources!

10 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Hola! Today I bring you some resources all in Spanish! Unfortunately I do not speak Spanish myself so I am writing this in English 🤓   Python Write a program to request and analyse traffic information about the M30 route. Get started with programming Minecraft using the… Read More

CoderDojo Girls Initiative: What we’ve achieved so far

9 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

In March we launched the CoderDojo Girls Initiative, which aims to increase the number of girls attending a CoderDojo from 29% to at least 40% over the next three years. Six months on we wanted to highlight what we’ve done so far and what’s next for CoderDojo Girls. Read More

Join the Europe Code Week 2017 🇪🇺 celebration 🎉 !

2 October 2017 · by Pete

The Europe Code Week celebration is here! During the month of October, millions of children, young people, adults, parents and teachers will come together at events, in classrooms and libraries across Europe to learn to create with code! EU Code Week is a grass-roots movement run by volunteers who promote… Read More

CoderDojo Youths: How Laura loves building robots with friends

27 September 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Laura, who is 11 years old, joined her local CoderDojo club five years ago in Kinsale. Here, Laura tells us her story, highlighting the importance of parental support and doing projects she loved. This post is part of our CoderDojo Girls Initiative. Dojos striving to reach gender parity… Read More

What we discussed on our September Community Call!

26 September 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Did you miss out on our latest Open Community Call, on 20 September, facilitated by the CoderDojo Foundation? Don’t worry you can listen to call and see the resources that were mentioned below! The open call was hosted by Pete O’Shea, from the CoderDojo Foundation. Watch and listen to the call in… Read More

Launching the 2017-18 European Astro Pi Challenge!

26 September 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Astro Pi is an annual science and coding competition where school-age youths code is run on the International Space Station! We want to inspire as many Ninjas as possible to further their interests in space science with code! The challenge is open to CoderDojo clubs and schools in all ESA … Read More

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