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From Scratch to Games, Coolest Projects Ninja Highlights – Part 1

31 May 2021 · by Vanessa Greene

Over 1,100 young tech creators from 47 countries shared their innovative ideas in this year’s Coolest Projects showcase! Hundreds of these young people are involved in CoderDojo clubs around the world where, with the help of Dojo volunteers, they developed the skills to make their ideas a reality. Read More

5 coding concepts you can learn in Scratch

14 May 2021 · by Nuala McHale

Scratch is one of the most prolific coding languages used by Dojos around the world. It is great for young people learning to code as it is so visual. It also provides “quick-wins” that motivate and empower young people to continue coding. Scratch has… Read More

Say hello to your Coolest Judges!

27 April 2021 · by Vanessa Greene

Young tech creators from more than 40 countries have already registered to take part in this year’s Coolest Projects online showcase! To help us celebrate this year’s wonderful group of participants, we’re lucky to have brought on board James Whelton, Melissa Pickering, Colin Furze, and Fig O’Reilly as special judges. Read More

Five myths about Coolest Projects 2021

4 March 2021 · by vasu

My name is Vasu and I support the CoderDojo community in India. In this blog post, I am excited to uncover the most common myths that usually come up in conversation with people about Coolest Projects.  Let me set some context. Coolest Projects is the world’s… Read More

5 Python projects to master machine vision

28 January 2021 · by Amy O'Meara

At the end of last year, we showed you two brand-new project pathways based on the themes of well-being and the environment. Once again, we are delighted to share yet another new pathway with you — this one is all about a type of machine learning called… Read More

Our team’s top highlights of 2020!

11 December 2020 · by Amy O'Meara

What a year it has been. Despite significant challenges caused by the pandemic, we have joined together as a community and have learnt to adapt, connect, grow, and share our experiences in brand new ways.  We are incredibly proud of everyone in our community for your… Read More

How Dojos in India got involved in global coding competitions in 2020!

10 December 2020 · by vasu

Competitions around coding have become more and more popular in recent years, and the real-world impact of these competitions shows young people what they can achieve with coding and computing beyond the classroom. Participating in coding competitions is fun, enjoyable, and rewarding, and also helps young people see… Read More