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Launching Eventbrite Integration on the CoderDojo Community Platform

19 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The CoderDojo Community Platform (Zen) enables Champions, Co-Champions and those with Dojo Admin rights the ability to create ticketed events. However, some Dojos already use Eventbrite for helping them organise and manage their Dojo events and we want to make sure parents and young people can find and book into all events easily. Does your Dojo currently use Eventbrite for their events? If your Dojo is one of these you can now integrate your Dojo events created on Eventbrite with their Dojo page on the CoderDojo Community Platform! You still manage events directly on Eventbrite but… Read More

CoderDojo Foundation: How we got on at Coolest Projects

12 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Pete I’ve been part of the organisation team for the CoderDojo Coolest Projects for 4 years now and each year I”m blown away by the level of creativity showcased on the day! This year there was a live beehive (yes, live) monitored by a Raspberry Pi, many robots, social impact projects, video games and more. You name it, it was there! Seeing these projects and hearing the ninjas talk about how and why they made them is inspiring and this really makes the day for me. The event has grown in project participation… Read More

Coding clubs in Glasgow libraries

23 May 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The aim of the Coder in Residence project was to create a sustainable framework of coding clubs for young people in Glasgow Libraries. This project has been run in partnership with CoderDojo Scotland. Currently we have 12 coding clubs running frequently within Glasgow, with this number continuing to grow. 4 other venues have run events with a view to becoming regular in the future. The majority of these events are open to the public, with some being run for local schools. Throughout the last 14 months coding sessions have been delivered to over 1800 young people and over 100… Read More

Rewards & Recognition: CoderDojo Digital Badges

2 May 2017 · by Pete

Meet Ruby, she is a CoderDojo attendee that has developed an interest in building websites and3D printing. She has been attending her Dojo, which is hosted in a MakerSpace, once a week for the past 3 years. During this time she has taught herself, with the support of mentors, how to fully create and host her own website. She has recently moved on to learning all about designing and 3D printing. All these skills she has learnt via self directed learning in the informal learning setting created and supported by  the mentors at her local CoderDojo.   Rewards… Read More

CoderDojo Bulgaria and the Coolest Projects!

28 April 2017 · by Pete

CoderDojo Bulgaria Please meet Adriana and Vessela, who initially started the first Dojo in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since then they have been growing the community and inspiring others to start their own. Now there are 5 verified Dojos across Bulgaria with more on the way! To continue this journey by representing the CoderDojo Community in Bulgaria they recently became a new addition to growing list of official CoderDojo Regional Bodies, whose remit is to support and grow the CoderDojo Community in their country. CoderDojo Coolest Projects Bulgaria The first CoderDojo Coolest Projects was held by CoderDojo DCU in 2012 to reward… Read More

Early Release for CoderDojo Community Tickets to Coolest Projects!

3 April 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase will take place in the RDS, Dublin on Saturday 17th June 2017, where the CoderDojo community will gather together to celebrate and reward the creativity of CoderDojo youth innovators. On the day CoderDojo youth are will showcase the awesome projects they have made using the knowledge and skills gained at their local Dojo. CoderDojo community members travel from far and wide to attend and participate in this special occasion! Today, we are announcing… Read More

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