Events

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 was amazing! Well done to all who entered! We received applications from 13 countries including: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China , Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Uganda, USA and UK. The projects were judged on their technological & coding complexity, their positive social impact and how innovative they are. After… 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 was amazing! Well done to all who entered! We received applications from 13 countries including: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China , Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Uganda, USA and UK. The projects were judged on their technological & coding complexity, their positive social impact and how innovative they are. After… Read More

CoderDojo Youths: Harvey’s Favourite & Latest Projects

24 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Harvey, a 14 year old Dojo attendee from Dublin, has been part of CoderDojo for the last 5 years. Here he tells us about joining CoderDojo, his favourite projects and advice for other coders starting out: Joining CoderDojo My dad is a programmer and I have been interested in programming from a very young age. I joined CoderDojo aged 9, when it started at the Science Gallery TCD.  This Dojo has since moved venue, and is now CoderDojo @ 3GCQ in Dublin’s silicon docks. CoderDojo has definitely helped me to learn programming quicker. I have found that CoderDojo is also a great way to make… Read More

BT Young Scientist 2017

22 January 2017 · by Pete

Hi! Pete here, I organise all the events that we take part in here at the CoderDojo Foundation. At every event we attend we try to engage and include the local community. For the BT Young Scientist this year we invited CoderDojo ninjas from across Ireland to attend and showcase their awesome projects to the attendees over the three days! The awesome folks over at BT Young Scientist have supported CoderDojo every year by inviting us to have a booth in the Science and Technology display area. The calm before the storm! Over the 3 days we had 30… 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 identifiable by ninjas and parents. The T-shirts display the logo of their new cloud-based solution SISCIN’s, which was launched recently. Celebrating Code Week Students from Waterford Institute of Technology visited CoderDojo Tramore for  Europe Code Week, a grassroots initiative to bring coding and digital literacy to… 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 Minecraft conference where you will see all things Minecraft! YouTubers confirmed for Minevention so far: BigBStatz, CaffCast, ChooChoosGaming, FalseSymmetry, InTheLittlewood, NettyPlays, SnakeDoctor, SolidarityGaming, Sqaishey, Tomohawk and TycerX.   How can CoderDojo members Win or get Discounted Tickets? The lovely folks over at Minevention are offering… Read More