Launching the first CoderDojo E-Learning Modules

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. – Henry Ford

Learning isn’t just for the young. At CoderDojo we fully believe in lifelong learning which is why we are launching our first E-Learning modules. These two pilot modules are made for volunteers to improve their knowledge of the CoderDojo Ethos and how to mentor at CoderDojo.

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The CoderDojo Ethos module is great to learn about what the core principles of CoderDojo are and how to put them into practice. It gives learners an insight in best practices for setting up and running a Dojo to encourage key principles such as youth-led learning, and peer mentoring.61

What’s cool? Once you complete and evaluate either of the two modules you will receive a badge for your efforts which will be automatically added to your profile! 

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The CoderDojo Mentoring module give top tips from other mentors around the world and introduces you to some mentoring styles used at Dojos as well as scenarios in which you should adopt these styles. It also gives you an overview of the content available to mentors and how to plan content for your Dojo!

How do I take the modules!?

Just log in or register on our Community Platform. You can find the E-Learning module button on your profile menu.

If you are registering for the first time, make sure you have joined your Dojo – remember the Champion will have to approve your request to join which may not be instant!

Who should take the modules?

All volunteers – from Champions to technical mentors to non-technical volunteers. We especially encourage Champions to get new volunteers to take these modules so they get a flavour of what CoderDojo is and keep it fresh in their mind when they start to mentor.

Thank you!

We want to take this opportunity to thank our partners for this project without whom we could not have delivered such amazing results!

Lions @africa – our funding partners as part of the AfriCoderDojo initiative

LearnUpon – our LMS partners

Designed for Learning – our content partners

If you have feedback on the E-Learning Modules please add it to the survey at the end of the module or get in touch with us on info@coderdojo.org.

For more resources and advice see our #BackToDojo post.


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Loris Serena says

Hi,

Great idea!
But the E-Learning module button is just not there under my profile menu.
What am I missing?

Cheers

Loris

aadhit says

great

Nuala McHale says

Hi Loris,

The E-learning modules are currently available to Dojo Mentors and Champions. If you are not registered on the CoderDojo community platform as a Champion or Mentor of a Dojo then you will not see the E-learning option on your profile menu.

All the Best,

Nuala

Loris Serena says

Hi Nuala

I'm a mentor at Totoro CoderDojo @ WebSummit HQ.
I just may not be registered as such on coderdojo.com .
I couldn't find an option to set or request to be registered as a mentor?
How should I go about that?

Thanks a mill

Loris

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