Partnership

CoderDojo Foundation Annual Report 2017

12 May 2018 · by Nuala McHale

We are delighted to release our Annual Report on the activities and success of the CoderDojo movement during 2017. We celebrated 6 years of CoderDojo, supported Dojos in 92 countries, launched the Girls initiative with the goal of increasing the number of girls in the movement towards gender parity, we released our second book, and our global conference Dojocon was held outside of Ireland for the first time.  In May we joined forces with the Raspberry Pi Foundation to create one of the largest sustained, global efforts to help young people learn computing and digital making. Overall, 2017 was a… Read More

Coolest Projects: Empowering girls to be tech creators

25 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In many countries far fewer women than men study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects and work in these fields. Across 35 European countries, less than one in five computer science graduates is a woman. At the CoderDojo Foundation, we believe it is vitally important that we band together and make a conscious, consistent, and collaborative effort to increase the number of girls who have the opportunity to learn how to create with technology. Through learning to code at their local Dojo, girls develop skills such logical thinking, problem-solving, communication, mentoring, and teamwork. Regardless… Read More

CoderDojo Annual Survey Results 2017

26 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In November, we opened the CoderDojo Annual Survey. All Dojos running regularly across 75 countries were invited to share their experiences. The information from the Annual Survey helps us determine the impact that the CoderDojo movement is having and it allows the Foundation to receive feedback on what the community needs to guide our future strategy.   If you have any feedback please feel free to share your insights or ask questions about the survey results on our community forums. Thank you to all 520 Dojo champions and lead mentors who took the time to fill in this… Read More

We’re Hiring a Community Coordinator for Ireland

31 January 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €27500 – €38000, dependent on experience Basis: permanent; full-time, part-time or flexible Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in Ireland The Role CoderDojo is a global movement of free computer coding clubs for young people. The first Dojo was started six years ago, and there are now more than 1500 active Dojos in 75 countries, giving 45000 young people the opportunity to learn how to code in a fun, social environment. The CoderDojo movement is supported by the CoderDojo Foundation, a registered charity based in Dublin that is part of… Read More

Club Program Manager Opportunity in North America

12 December 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Based: Oakland, CA, with frequent travel to other sites and event venues Rate: $60,000–$70,000 per annum Basis: permanent Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in the United States The role The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s mission is to put the power of digital making into the hands of people all over the world. This is a deliberately bold statement of our intent. Since launching our first product in 2012, we have sold more than 15 million Raspberry Pi computers and helped kickstart a global movement to get more people involved in computing and digital making. We have trained thousands of teachers… Read More

CoderDojo Foundation 2017 Q3 Report

5 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Throughout the third quarter we focused on contacting community members about approaches and resources they use to engage girls in their Dojo sessions. From late August through to September we released resources and advice for Dojos returning back after the summer break as part of our #BackToDojo campaign. Additionally, the first online content hackathon was successfully organised in order to better engage volunteers wishing to give their time to translating and creating learning resources.   Download our Q3 Report as a PDF here. Read More