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Dojo Icebreakers

18 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Why use Icebreakers at your Dojo? Icebreakers can play an important role in helping young people integrate and connect with one another in a group environment, such as a Dojo. Icebreakers enhance your mentoring experience by helping to stimulate cooperation and participation. They provide positive momentum for attendees by:… Read More

Dojo Heros: What Tramore Dojo have achieved since September

16 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Karen, Champion of Tramore Dojo, (located in Waterford, Ireland) tells us the highlights of all they have achieved since last September thanks to their hard work and dedication. Looking the Part September began with Waterford Technologies sponsoring CoderDojo Tramore’s new T-shirts so our volunteers are easily… Read More

Why check in attendees?

15 January 2017 · by Rosa Langhammer

So you’ve started to use the community platform for ticketing to help manage your Dojo. You’ve created your events and got Ninjas, parents and mentors to book their tickets in advance – what’s next you ask?! Checking your attendees in – Checking in is… Read More

How Badges benefit your child

14 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Digital badges are becoming a popular way to acknowledge digital skills achieved by attendees at Dojos. They are almost like a Scout’s badge which are awarded once someone reaches a certain level or learns a particular skill except they are digital! How are CoderDojo… Read More

Join the CoderDojo Foundation team: Content Development Intern

12 January 2017 · by Philip Harney

The CoderDojo Foundation is seeking a Content Development Intern to join our team in supporting more than 1,100 free coding clubs for young people in 65 countries around the world. The ideal applicant will have an education background, with an interest in technology. Reporting to the Content Lead, they will be responsible… Read More

Win free and discounted tickets to Minevention!

11 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The CoderDojo Foundation and the OSi team will be at Minevention in the RDS on the 18th & 19th of Febuary showcasing the awesome OSi Minecraft maps of real life places in Ireland for you to interact with! Check them out here! What is Minevention? Minevention is the unofficial… Read More

Dojo Resources: Freeing up your time

9 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

As many of you will be planning your Dojos for the coming year around now, we’ve decided to point out a few things that can make your lives a lot easier, as part of out #BackToDojo series! Here Philip, our Content Lead explains how using CoderDojo resources can free up… Read More

Join CoderDojo at the Dublin Tech Summit this year!

6 January 2017 · by Pete

Do you want to join CoderDojo at the Dublin Tech Summit this year!? This year there will be an interactive CoderDojo Booth at the Dublin Tech Summit event (15th – 16th of Feb 2017). We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas from across Ireland to showcase the… Read More

CoderDojo Youths: Aoife’s Favourite Project & Insight

5 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Aoife, who is a 17 year old Dojo attendee from Sligo, has been part of CoderDojo for the last 2 years. Here she tells us about joining CoderDojo, her favourite project and advice for other coders starting out: Joining CoderDojo I… Read More

How to Create & Promote your First Dojo of 2017!

5 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

As part of our #BackToDojo series we  show you how to create and promote your first Dojo event of 2017! First create your ticketed event on the community platform. Dojo Champions and those with Dojo Admin rights can create events (and recurring events). See how below!… Read More