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Launching Volunteer Appreciation Month

1 February 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Volunteers are the backbone of the CoderDojo movement. Without their support and efforts CoderDojo simply wouldn’t exist. To celebrate all those who give their time so that young people in their area can learn to be tech creators in a fun and inclusive space… Read More

Beginner PHP Sushi Cards now available

31 January 2017 · by Philip Harney

We’ve got another new set of Sushi Cards for you, again something that we’ve gotten a few requests for: PHP. It’s one of the most popular languages on the web and is used on websites like Wikipedia and Facebook. It’s a back-end language, so it… Read More

Earn your CoderDojo iDEA Badges (UK & IRL)

26 January 2017 · by Pete

This is a fantastic initiative by The Duke of York to help young people in the UK and ROI to learn more about the world of coding and CoderDojo. Badges have been recently created by members of the CoderDojo community for the iDEA Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards! Two have recently… Read More

CoderDojo Youths: Harvey’s Favourite & Latest Projects

24 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Harvey, a 14 year old Dojo attendee from Dublin, has been part of CoderDojo for the last 5 years. Here he tells us about joining CoderDojo, his favourite projects and advice for other coders starting out: Joining CoderDojo My dad is a programmer and I have been interested in programming from… Read More

BT Young Scientist 2017

22 January 2017 · by Pete

Hi! Pete here, I organise all the events that we take part in here at the CoderDojo Foundation. At every event we attend we try to engage and include the local community. For the BT Young Scientist this year we invited CoderDojo ninjas from across Ireland to attend… Read More

Celebrating 4 Years with CoderDojo; What key lessons I’ve learnt

21 January 2017 · by Giustina Mizzoni

On the 21st of January 2013 I walked into our offices off Grafton Street Dublin for my first day working with the CoderDojo Foundation. Initially there was no entity, over the first few months we set up the Hello World Foundation, later becoming the CoderDojo… Read More

Dojo Icebreakers

18 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Why use Icebreakers at your Dojo? Icebreakers can play an important role in helping young people integrate and connect with one another in a group environment, such as a Dojo. Icebreakers enhance your mentoring experience by helping to stimulate cooperation and participation. They provide positive momentum for attendees by:… Read More

Dojo Heros: What Tramore Dojo have achieved since September

16 January 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Karen, Champion of Tramore Dojo, (located in Waterford, Ireland) tells us the highlights of all they have achieved since last September thanks to their hard work and dedication. Looking the Part September began with Waterford Technologies sponsoring CoderDojo Tramore’s new T-shirts so our volunteers are easily… Read More