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Launching the CoderDojo Coolest Project Showcase 2017!

10 May 2017 · by Nuala McHale

​Today, CoderDojo ​Coolest Projects announced its 6th annual showcase will take place in the RDS, Dublin on Saturday 17th June 2017 – it promises to be another hit and already it’s looking bigger and better than ever before with over 15,000 people expected to attend. The CoderDojo ​Coolest… Read More

Turning your Digital Badges into Physical Badges!

10 May 2017 · by Nuala McHale

As you may know, CoderDojo participants can receive digital badges as a recognition of their developing skills or their participation in the CoderDojo community. Digital Badges are awarded by Dojo Champions or those who have been given Dojo Admin rights, for most things. Digital Badges that have been awarded appear on… Read More

Champion stories: Joel starts a Dojo for refugees in Kampala, Uganda

5 May 2017 · by Pete

Meet Mr. Joel Bayubasire. Joel is a Congolese refugee living in Kampala, the capital city of the republic of Uganda. He’s currently carrying out his Philosophy Doctorate (PhD) training and research activities in Economy, at Madison International Institute & Business School. Recently he… Read More

How Badges benefit your child

5 May 2017 · by Pete

Digital badges are becoming a popular way to acknowledge digital skills achieved by attendees at Dojos. They are almost like a Scout’s badge which are awarded once someone reaches a certain level or learns a particular skill except they are digital! How are CoderDojo… Read More

Rewards & Recognition: CoderDojo Digital Badges

2 May 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Meet Ruby, she is a CoderDojo attendee that has developed an interest in building websites and3D printing. She has been attending her Dojo, which is hosted in a MakerSpace, once a week for the past 3 years. During this time she has taught herself, with the support of… Read More

New Web Safety & Inclusion Policy Resources

28 April 2017 · by Ross O'Neill

How is everyone??!!! Ross here, one of your two community leads at the CoderDojo Foundation. We are coming to end of April, where has the time gone!!!!??? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Well, last week I released as I am sure you are all well aware of as you read all my posts 😛  lots… Read More

CoderDojo Bulgaria and the Coolest Projects!

28 April 2017 · by Pete

CoderDojo Bulgaria Please meet Adriana and Vessela, who initially started the first Dojo in Sofia, Bulgaria. Since then they have been growing the community and inspiring others to start their own. Now there are 5 verified Dojos across Bulgaria with more on the way! To continue this journey by representing… Read More

Celebrating Girls in ICT Day with CoderDojo

27 April 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Today on International Girls in ICT Day, there are CoderDojo volunteers around the world enabling girls to celebrate the empowering potential of technology for girls and young women. On March 1st we are launched our CoderDojo Girls initiative, aiming to increase the global % of girls attending Dojos from 29% to at least 40%… Read More

Best Practices for Dojos: Erasmus+ Reports & Recommendations

21 April 2017 · by Ross O'Neill

Hi, folks! With this month’s Online Safety and Best Practice focus, we’re pleased to release two Erasmus reports, one on Recommended Practice, and the other on Recognised Prior Learning. Check them out here! As part of our Erasmus+ project “Training in ICT Programming Skills” Dojos worldwide… Read More

Help us by Volunteering for CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017

18 April 2017 · by Nuala McHale

In order to run an amazing event for the kids who attend and present at CoderDojo Coolest Projects we need volunteers like you with a wide variety of skills, non-technical or technical! The event is organised by a mostly volunteer team, and without your help we literally couldn’t run CoderDojo… Read More

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