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Community Content Release: The Scratch Game Challenge

14 November 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Take learning to the next level by starting to solve problems with code! If you want something more challenging to do in Scratch than step-by-step instructions then I’ve got just the thing here. Created by CoderDojo Dun Laoghaire, these challenges can provide inspiration for advanced Ninjas who want to make a… Read More

How Ninjas enjoyed the first MegaDojo in Moldova

13 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On the 28th of October 2017, MegaDojo Chișinău gathered 128 children and teenagers interested in technologies of the future, in the capital of the Republic of Moldova. This was the first large scale CoderDojo event in Moldova, dedicated to informal education in IT for children ages 7 – 17. The… Read More

Announcing the hosts of DojoCon 2018!

7 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

DojoCon is the annual global conference for CoderDojo Community members. It is an opportunity for all those who volunteer their time to support, organise and Mentor at Dojos to meet, share their experiences, develop relationships and learn from each other. This years DojoCon saw Community members travelling to Warrington; from… Read More

Get involved in our December 2nd Hackathon!

2 November 2017 · by Philip Harney

Last July we ran our first Content Hackathon, which focused on translating our learning resources and materials from English into other languages. It was a 24 hour effort, giving everyone a chance to participate for a few hours no matter where they were and involved CoderDojo Community members… Read More

What’s happening at DojoCon Japan 2017?

2 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On Saturday, November 4th DojoCon Japan 2017 will welcome over 300 CoderDojo Champions, Mentors and Ninjas from all over Japan to celebrate open source programming education. Though admission is free, tickets are already sold out! DojoCon Japan 2017, the second regional DojoCon held in the country, will take place at… Read More

Job Opportunities at the CoderDojo Foundation

1 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

CoderDojo is a global movement of free computer coding clubs for young people. The first Dojo was started six years ago, and there are now more than 1500 active Dojos in 75 countries, giving 45000 young people the opportunity to learn how to code in a fun, social environment. The… Read More

We’re Hiring an Events Manager

26 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €35000 – €45000, dependent on experience Basis: permanent; full-time, part-time or flexible Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in Ireland The role CoderDojo is a global movement of free coding clubs for young people between… Read More

What I’ve learned and am still learning at the CoderDojo Foundation

25 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Graham is studying computing at Dublin City University. As part of his third year work experience he got the opportunity to work for six months as a software development intern with the CoderDojo Foundation. Below Graham notes the benefits of getting practical experience, what he has… Read More

3 resources to get in the Halloween spirit!

25 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Happy Halloween! Why not celebrate this ghostly holiday by making some spook-tastic coding projects at your Dojo? Below are a selection of resources you can use. Feel free to adapt these and encourage Ninjas to come up with their own ghastly creations!   Scratch Ghosts and Ghouls Game This… Read More

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