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Apply to receive Micro:bits for your Dojo! (UK)

14 March 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Through the CoderDojo partnership with the Micro:bit Foundation, we are happy to now open applications for you to get Micro:bit kits for your Dojo! Currently this offer is limited to those Dojo’s in England, Wales or Northern Ireland (who are registered on the CoderDojo Community platform). We are hoping to work up an offer for Dojos beyond these countries at a later date! Dojo’s in Scotland can contact the CoderDojo Scotland team directly to arrange if you haven’t already received your Micro:bits. We will be distributing Micro:bits via our friends at Pimorni and in batches of 10 devices per Dojo. Read More

Roland Horvath: Future Makers Awards Finalist

9 March 2017 · by Nuala McHale

During Europe Code Week 2016, the Future Makers Awards invited youngsters between 10-17 years old to ‘make the future’ and use their coding superpowers to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities. We received applications from 13 countries! The projects were judged on their technological & coding complexity, their positive social impact and how innovative they are. Roland is one of the finalists in the 14-17 year old category who you can read more about below! Roland Horvath Roland is 15 years old and from Hungary. He has developed an app with interactive software for learning and practicing… Read More

Andrei Covaci: Future Makers Awards Finalist

3 March 2017 · by Nuala McHale

During Europe Code Week 2016, the Future Makers Awards invited youngsters between 10-17 years old to ‘make the future’ and use their coding superpowers to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities. We received applications from 13 countries! The projects were judged on their technological & coding complexity, their positive social impact and how innovative they are. Andrei is one of the finalists in the 10-13 year old category who you can read more about below! Andrei Covaci Andrei is 12 years old and from Romania. He has attended CoderDojo Oradea since it started, 3 years ago. For… Read More

Katie Waters: Future Makers Awards Finalist

2 March 2017 · by Nuala McHale

During Europe Code Week 2016, the Future Makers Awards invited youngsters between 10-17 years old to ‘make the future’ and use their coding superpowers to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities. We received applications from 13 countries! The projects were judged on their technological & coding complexity, their positive social impact and how innovative they are. We will focus in on each of the 10 finalists over the next two weeks, Katie is one of the finalists in the 10-13 year old category who you can read more about below! Katie Waters Katie is 11 years… Read More

How you can Support the CoderDojo Girls Initiative

1 March 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Today, we are launching our CoderDojo Girls initiative. Our aim is to increase the global % of girls attending Dojos from 29% to at least 40% over the next three years. Many Dojos are already taking measures to reach more young girls, we want to work with them to inspire more Dojos to join the movement to reach gender parity! This will only be achieved if everyone in the community and wider ecosystem works together to make it a priority. Why start this initiative? We want to help make the… Read More

The 5 Future Makers Awards Finalists (10-13 year old category)!

1 March 2017 · by Nuala McHale

During Europe Code Week 2016, the Future Makers Awards invited youngsters between 10-17 years old to ‘make the future’ and use their coding superpowers to bring about a positive social impact and change in their communities. The response and quality of projects we received from young people around the world was amazing! Well done to all who entered! We received applications from 13 countries including: Belgium, Bulgaria, Cameroon, China , Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Romania, Turkey, Uganda, USA and UK. The projects were judged on their technological & coding complexity, their positive social impact and how innovative they are. After… Read More

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