Erasmus+

Awesome Community Highlights 2016

22 December 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

2016 is coming to an end and what a year it has been. Yes, a year that can be considered by many to be of questionable, turbulent and ever increasingly controversial times in areas such as politics, economics, and global affairs. However, in our world of CoderDojo, a world filled with champions, mentors, volunteers, ninjas, tech evangelists, partners, speakers, supporters and all the other downright amazingly ‘cool’ people within the movement, we have seen a year of growth, a year of scaling, a year of, let’s just say it…sublime ‘awesomeness’ within our community.  … Read More

Launching Our Erasmus+ Toolkit videos

11 November 2016 · by Nuala McHale

As many of you be aware, (particularly if you participated in the best practice and toolkit  surveys throughout 2015), CoderDojo is involved in an Erasmus+ project. The project is focused on determining and disseminating best practices from the CoderDojo movement across Europe. As part of this, Toolkit videos are being created. Two videos have been developed so far, with more currently in the process of being made. You can see the two videos below: “A key part of the Coderdojo Erasmus + project is around providing practical guidance to both existing and new Dojo’s. It’s vital that… Read More

Join the Europe Code Week movement Oct 15th – 23rd

19 August 2016 · by Pete

The 4th edition of Code Week EU is less than 100 days away! Between 15 and 23 October, millions of children, young people, adults, parents and teachers will again come together at events, in classrooms and libraries across Europe and beyond to learn to create with code. EU Code Week is a grass-roots movement run by volunteers who promote coding in their countries, as Code Week Ambassadors. Last year more than half a million people participated in nearly 8,000 coding events in 46 countries in Europe and beyond. This year Code Week is teaming up with Public Libraries 2020, a… Read More

Erasmus+ Partner Meeting @ Madrid

12 April 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

As many of you be aware, (particularly if you participated in the best practice and toolkit  surveys throughout 2015), CoderDojo is involved in an Erasmus+ project. The project is focused on determining and disseminating best practices from the CoderDojo movement across Europe. One of the aims of the project is to examine the means by which evidence of learning gained by CoderDojo participants might be recognised. A large part of this initiative is all about listening to Parents / Mentors / Organisers and finding out what the important issues are and developing the resources based on… Read More

Give your input for the new Best Practices kit and your Dojo could win 5 Raspberry Pis!

10 September 2015 · by Pete

Hi CoderDojo Champions! During the summer we sent an e-mail informing that CoderDojo was selected to participate in Erasmus+, a EU funded programme aiming to boost skills and employability, as well as modernising Education, Training, and Youth work. ​ One of the goals of this project is to collect the Best Practices of all the CoderDojos worldwide. When complete, a Best Practice and Policy Recommendation document will be provided to all the CoderDojos. This short questionnaire is the first step to gather information about the practices you consider should be shared among the rest… Read More

Erasmus+ Workshops to be held at DojoCon 2015 in Derry, 18th-19th September

4 September 2015 · by Pete

DojoCon, now in its fourth year,  is the official annual conference for CoderDojo volunteers. At DojoCon there will be community and industry panels delivered by both CoderDojo community members, supporters and industry leaders. The 2016 conference is hosted by CoderDojo Derry. As part of DojoCon 2015, there will be two workshop sessions held for CoderDojo Mentors as part of the CoderDojo Erasmus+ project. DojoCon will be taking place on the 18th and 19th September in Derry during CultureTECH which is being organised by the Nerve Centre and Dojos located in the… Read More

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