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Want to give a Lightning Talk at DojoCon 2017?

20 September 2017 · by Ross O'Neill

On Friday evening, the 13th of October, we invite CoderDojo community members to gather together on the first night  of DojoCon for a series of Lightning Talks, given by members of the community. Is there something you are really proud of in your Dojo? Something which is really positive and/or provides an interesting benefit? Something you want to share with the DojoCon community? Then please submit a Lightning Talk proposal! Talks should be no more than 5 minutes each but don’t worry,  there will be ample time during the weekend to discuss your ideas further with those who want to learn more! Loading…… Read More

Coolest Projects Travel Bursary 2017: Deadline Extended!

27 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

We’re accepting applications for those seeking to receive a bursary for travelling to Coolest Projects 2017. The 2017 CoderDojo Coolest Projects Exhibition will be held on the 17th June in the RDS Arena, Dublin. Our goal is to have over 100 projects from outside of Ireland showcased at the 2017 Coolest Projects Exhibition! Deadline for Applications Extended! Bursaries are open now and the deadline has been extended until midnight GMT March 19th – to apply just enter your details on our form below. For top tips and guidelines for applying just read on. This year we are also excited to be… Read More

Launching Volunteer Appreciation Month

1 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Volunteers are the backbone of the CoderDojo movement. Without their support and efforts CoderDojo simply wouldn’t exist. To celebrate all those who give their time so that young people in their area can learn to be tech creators in a fun and inclusive space we are running Volunteer Appreciation Month. We want to celebrate all the dedicated CoderDojo volunteers worldwide who give their time to help young people develop skills for the future and make awesome stuff! In 2015, CoderDojo volunteers worldwide gave over 450,000 hours to encourage… 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 for creating and reviewing educational material in a variety of formats to be used by young people learning to code and by mentors learning best practices for running a CoderDojo club. This role has broad scope for an enthusiastic and driven candidate to really make the position their own and… Read More

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

Job Opening: CoderDojo Foundation CEO

23 August 2016 · by Ross O'Neill

CoderDojo Foundation CEO Job Description – About CoderDojo – CoderDojo is unique. CoderDojo enables young people to develop their skills as creators and inventors of technology in collaborative physical locations. It does this by empowering local individuals and Champions to create and facilitate child-led, exploratory learning environments around the world. Our ultimate vision is to give every child in the world the opportunity to learn how to code, be creative and have fun in a safe, social and collaborative environment. Now celebrating the 5th birthday of the movement, and with more than 1,000 active Dojos globally, the CoderDojo… Read More