What We Do

What I’ve learned through my internship with CoderDojo

18 July 2018 · by Maimuna

My experience as a software engineering intern at the CoderDojo Foundation has been nothing short of rewarding. I have not only been able to grow in my knowledge of software development practices, principles, and information – but in confidence and knowledge of myself as a developer, employee, and student. What I have learned I have gained experience in various technologies during my time here working on the CoderDojo platform. I have been working a lot on the frontend part of the stack – learning vue and about css standardization practices, unit and e2e testing… Read More

A new, easier booking process and an exciting few months ahead!

4 July 2018 · by Conor Murphy

Conor, Product Manager. We’ve released a completely new simplified process for parents/guardians to book their children into a Dojo event on the CoderDojo platform (Zen). We hope that you find it as useful and as easy to use as we think you will. I want to take you through why and how we built it, and what it means for how we’re building the CoderDojo platform into the future. Why rebuild the booking process? We noticed several things that convinced us to remake the booking flow for Zen. The majority of champions/Mentors that had complaints about the Zen platform… Read More

Apply for a Travel Bursary to DojoCon 2018!

6 June 2018 · by Nuala McHale

DojoCon is the annual global CoderDojo conference specifically tailored for adult volunteers involved in Dojos worldwide. This flagship community event is a fantastic opportunity to connect with other generous, experienced and like minded people who play an instrumental part in the CoderDojo movement. This years community conference is set in the beautiful city of Kilkenny, Ireland and will take place from Friday 19th – Sunday 21st of October 2018. What can you expect? On Friday an opening ceremony will be held in the upstairs function room of our City’s award winning Left Bank bar, located across… Read More

Pete: Embarking on a new adventure

17 May 2018 · by Giustina Mizzoni

After four years,  on the 25th of May, Pete O’Shea will be finishing up with us at the CoderDojo Foundation to embark on a new adventure. Pete was one of the first people that I hired at the Foundation and its been a privilege to work with him  and watch him grow over this time. He has been a pivotal team member in growing the community team and the supports that we provide to the global community.   New Opportunity “During my time at the Foundation I have had the privilege to meet so many… Read More

What we discussed on our April Community Call!

17 May 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Did you miss out on our latest Open Community Call, on 24 April, facilitated by the CoderDojo Foundation? Don’t worry you can listen to call and see the resources that were mentioned below! The open call was hosted by Pete O’Shea, from the CoderDojo Foundation. Watch and listen to the call in it’s entirety Slides and call agenda Community Call – 24th April 2018… Read More

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