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What we got up to at DojoCon 2017!

20 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

This years DojoCon was our most hands on yet. Dojo members travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and the UK to learn new skills to bring back with them to their local areas as well as meeting Community members from near and far to share their CoderDojo experiences. This year was the first time DojoCon has been held outside of the island of Ireland. The event, which included over 50 workshops, talks and sessions for attendees, did not disappoint! Opening of DojoCon 2017 On… Read More

Community Content Release: Hardware projects to improve your life

19 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

This week I present you with more hardware projects from CoderDojo York!   Plant Moisture Monitor (Arduino) Remembering to water the plants is a problem faced by many. Personally I find it hard to know when some of them need watering too. Well, thanks to technology these things need worry us no more! The Arduino was designed especially to let you program things like sensors. With this resource you learn how to use a moisture sensor and program an Arduino to flash to tell you when your plant needs watering. If you really want to go all out… Read More

Celebrating European Code Week with our 5th Annual EU Dojo

18 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On October 17th, the fifth annual EUDojo event was held in the in the European Parliament in Brussels. CoderDojo, who recently reached the milestone of having 1,500 coding clubs in 75 countries worldwide, hosted the event along with Ludick Niedmeyer MEP*. The event coincides with the fifth year of Europe Code Week. As part of EUDojo volunteers, and parents from across Europe were invited to participate along with 40 young coders who travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom to the EU Parliament to showcase their coding and technology skills. Read More

Community Content Release: Spanish Resources!

10 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Hola! Today I bring you some resources all in Spanish! Unfortunately I do not speak Spanish myself so I am writing this in English 🤓   Python Write a program to request and analyse traffic information about the M30 route. Get started with programming Minecraft using the API. See many more example programs on GitHub   App Inventor Check out the very comprehensive guide to App Inventor for beginners.   The above resources are all from 🇪🇸 CoderDojo España 🇪🇸. Check out the Kata Español page for more!   Would you like to contribute?… Read More

CoderDojo Girls Initiative: What we’ve achieved so far

9 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

In March we launched the CoderDojo Girls Initiative, which aims to increase the number of girls attending a CoderDojo from 29% to at least 40% over the next three years. Six months on we wanted to highlight what we’ve done so far and what’s next for CoderDojo Girls. In particular we want to highlight that from today anyone will be also able to download and print our ‘Empowering the Future’ guide for free! The Initiative focused on four key areas: developing and improving content conducting and learning from research… Read More

Join the Europe Code Week 2017 🇪🇺 celebration 🎉 !

2 October 2017 · by Pete

The Europe Code Week celebration is here! During the month of October, millions of children, young people, adults, parents and teachers will come together at events, in classrooms and libraries across Europe 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. Each year more than half a million people participate in with coding events in countries in Europe and beyond.   Join the celebration and register your next Dojo event! Each year the CoderDojo movement has been involved in Code Week, you can… Read More

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