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Why check in attendees?

15 January 2017 · by Rosa Langhammer

So you’ve started to use the community platform for ticketing to help manage your Dojo. You’ve created your events and got Ninjas, parents and mentors to book their tickets in advance – what’s next you ask?! Checking your attendees in – Checking in is important for your Dojo and for your Ninjas! How do I check in? Just head to ‘Manage Event’ and tick each attendee who arrives at the Dojo on the day. If you don’t have reliable internet you can even export the list and print it out so… 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

Join CoderDojo at the Dublin Tech Summit this year!

6 January 2017 · by Pete

Do you want to join CoderDojo at the Dublin Tech Summit this year!? This year there will be an interactive CoderDojo Booth at the Dublin Tech Summit event (15th – 16th of Feb 2017). We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas from across Ireland to showcase the awesome projects that they’ve made at CoderDojo for one of these days (either the 15th or 16th of Feb) at the booth! Showcase your cool Project! We are looking for CoderDojo Ninjas to apply to bring projects that they’ve made at CoderDojo to display at the CoderDojo Booth!… Read More

How to Create & Promote your First Dojo of 2017!

5 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

As part of our #BackToDojo series we  show you how to create and promote your first Dojo event of 2017! First create your ticketed event on the community platform. Dojo Champions and those with Dojo Admin rights can create events (and recurring events). See how below! What next? Once you have published your event, you can share it on your social media accounts, as shown in the gif. Be sure you have your social media accounts linked in your Dojo profile, so people who search for and find your Dojo via the map can… Read More

KANO en CoderDojo Valencia

5 January 2017 · by Pete

Bernat, champion de CoderDojo Valencia Queremos compartir las primeras experiencias con los kits de Kano que recibimos de la Fundación CoderDojo en asociación con Kano. Nuestro Dojo está en la ciudad de Valencia, España y tenemos un espacio permanente en la sede de la Asociación ByLinedu en el centro de la ciudad, con un espacio en el que podemos trabajar de 6 a 8 ninjas con algún mentor. Algunos sábados, la Fundación InnDEA del Ayuntamiento de Valencia, nos facilita un espacio en Las Naves… Read More

Connecting and supporting the global CoderDojo community

23 December 2016 · by Pete

“2016 marks my 3rd year here at the Foundation and each year has been an exciting and rewarding experience! At the start of the year I changed role from communications to community lead for EMEA joining Ross to create the global community team! The highlight for me this year was meeting so many of the CoderDojo community, both young and old, in person at different community events from the Coding Camp in Istanbul to the megaDojo in the Netherlands! The dedication and generosity of the CoderDojo community never ceases to inspire and motivate me.”… Read More