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The 10 Future Makers Awards Finalists!

20 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

During Europe Code Week 2016, the Future Makers Awards invited youngsters between 10-17 years old to ‘make the future’ and use their coding superpowers to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities. The response and quality of projects we received from young people around the world… Read More

How Can Parents Help Out?

17 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Parents regularly ask us how can they help support their local Dojo. Below is a list of suggestions of ways parents and guardians of Dojo attendees can help encourage their youths to benefit most from the movement. 1. Bring Youths to a Dojo Physically bringing… Read More

The 5 Future Makers Awards Finalists (10-13 year old category)!

14 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

During Europe Code Week 2016, the Future Makers Awards invited youngsters between 10-17 years old to ‘make the future’ and use their coding superpowers to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities. The response and quality of projects we received from young people around the world… Read More

CoderDojo’s 2016 by numbers

13 February 2017 · by Rosa Langhammer

CoderDojo had another great year in 2016. We launched a plethora of new content, reached the 1000 Dojo mark and celebrated 5 years since the first Dojo launched in Cork in 2011. Check out our core numbers in 2016 below. Want to know more? Check out our CoderDojo… Read More

CoderDojo Annual Survey Results 2016

13 February 2017 · by Rosa Langhammer

In November we opened the CoderDojo Annual Survey. This year we received the highest response rate (49%) since the first Annual Survey in 2013. The information from the Annual Survey helps us determine the impact that the CoderDojo movement is having and it allows the Foundation to receive feedback on… Read More

Dojo Heros: Manuel on running 180 Dojo sessions in Lisbon

10 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Manuel, Dojo Champion of CoderDojo LX in Lisbon, Portugal, tells us his experience of setting up a Dojo and what he has learned from the experience.  I’ve been helping people learn how to program for more than 25 years, now. As a… Read More

Improving the Garda Vetting Process For Dojo Volunteers in Ireland

7 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Rachel here. I’ve been quite the busy bee lately streamlining the CoderDojo Garda Vetting Process in Ireland. As some of you may know, for the past few months I’ve been processing vetting applications through the National Youth Council of Ireland. Based on the… Read More

CoderDojo Open Community Call – January

6 February 2017 · by Ross O'Neill

Couldn’t join our Community Call on January 24th? Listen to it below! You can view what content we shared on screen during the call above from 13:25! Overview of the discussion: Review of CoderDojo Content Pipeline (Philip) Philip Harney our CoderDojo Content Lead gave… Read More

Integrating The Community Platform on coderdojo.nl

4 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The CoderDojo Community Platform, sometimes referred to as ‘Zen’, hosts Dojo Profiles, enables mentors, parents and youths to create their own CoderDojo profile and book tickets to Dojo events. Volunteers and youths can also earn digital badges on their profiles for completing our E-learning modules, or learning… Read More