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Attend #EUDojo on Oct 17th @ the European Parliament, Brussels!

4 August 2017 · by Pete

Hosted by Seán Kelly, MEP from 12:30pm – 2:30pm on Tuesday 17th October 2017. The EU Dojo is taking place again this year on the 17th October in the European Parliament in Brussels to celebrate EU Code Week. At the event MEP’s will be taught their first lines of code by CoderDojo youth attendees! Would you like to attend the event in Brussels and teach the MEP’s a thing or two about coding? Get Involved We are looking for Mentors and Champions from all over Europe to bring young people from their Dojos to Brussels on… Read More

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

Community Story: CoderDojo Valencia at the CoderDojo Coolest Projects by Bernat

12 July 2017 · by Pete

“Ladies and gentlemen in a few minutes we will be landing at Dublin airport”. And so on Thursday 15th June last began our great adventure that brought 4 young people between 12 and 14 years from the programming club CoderDojo Valencia to the Coderdojo “Coolest Projects” Awards 2017 which took place on Saturday 17th June at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS). At this fantastic global programming event, hundreds of children between 7 to 17 years of age from 17 countries, members of more than one thousand Dojos from around the world, present their projects in a contest with cool… Read More

How to Get Free .xyz Domain names and more!

23 June 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The awesome folks at .xyz are providing free access to their .xyz domain names and other services to all those involved in Dojos worldwide! For the next month, all members of the CoderDojo community can apply to get all of the below for FREE: A .xyz domain of your choice Weebly website builder Hosting WHOIS privacy protection Limited edition XYZ swag bag A chance to be interviewed for their #WebsiteWednesday series “At XYZ, we believe CoderDojo Ninjas are the future leaders and entrepreneurs of the world. That’s why we want to equip you with everything you’ll need to start innovating on… Read More

Deadline Extended for Coolest Projects 2017 Entries!

21 May 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Our project applications are nearing capacity! But to let last minute projects register we have extended the project applications deadline for The CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase until midnight, next Sunday, May 28th. The Coolest Projects Showcase is both a competition and exhibition that supports a generation CoderDojo innovators, creators and entrepreneurs aged from 7 to 17. The Coolest Projects offers young people the opportunity to showcase the skills they have learned at their local CoderDojo, to an international audience. So register your Scratch, website, games & web games, mobile apps, hardware or evolution (for more complex, advanced or released) projects asap!… Read More

Our 5 latest improvements to the Community Platform!

15 May 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Software Engineers, Daniel and Guillaume, and Content Lead Philip have made some awesome design and feature improvements to the Community Platform recently including: 1. New “My Dojos” page design The new layout (see left) makes creating events, viewing & managing your members, editing your Dojo profile and finding resources easier for Champions, Co-Champions & Dojo Admins. 2. New “Contact Dojo Members” functionality Champions, Co-Champions & Dojo Admins can now email the members of their Dojo(s) (or filter so that you only email a specific group eg. mentors) from within the platform. Find out more about this really useful… Read More

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