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Community Content Release: Scratch Arcade!

28 July 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Being an open source movement, CoderDojo does not define any curriculum or fixed set of learning resources. This means Dojos are free to choose–and create– materials as they see fit. Many of you are indeed creating wonderful resources for your Dojos! By sharing them with the wider community, your efforts can… Read More

Outcomes of our first online content hackathon

26 July 2017 · by Philip Harney

On Saturday July 15th, a group of CoderDojo community members gave up hours of their time to help translate and create educational content for a variety of topics into many different languages. We’d like to thank everyone who took part for their efforts and their time. In this post I’ll… Read More

Join the CoderDojo Open Community Call on August 8th

25 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The fourth Open Community Call of 2017, facilitated by the CoderDojo Foundation, will be held on August 8th at 17:30pm (Dublin/London), which is 18:30 CET. On this open call we will be focusing on the Community Platform and our recent merger with the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Guillaume, one of our software engineers… Read More

Celebrating 6 years of CoderDojo

23 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Six years ago today, July 23rd, the first ever CoderDojo session was held by James Whelton and Bill Liao at the National Software Centre in Co. Cork, Ireland. Since then the CoderDojo Movement has come a long way thanks to amazing volunteers and supporters around the world who have a… Read More

Ben’s experience as a Software Engineering Intern at the Foundation

21 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Ben Skerritt has been working as a Software Engineering Intern with the CoderDojo Foundation for the last 6 months as part of his degree. Here Ben, a third year Student at the National College of Ireland tells us how he’s found the experience. As part of my Computer Science degree… Read More

Launching Eventbrite Integration on the CoderDojo Community Platform

19 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The CoderDojo Community Platform (Zen) enables Champions, Co-Champions and those with Dojo Admin rights the ability to create ticketed events. However, some Dojos already use Eventbrite for helping them organise and manage their Dojo events and we want to make sure parents and young people can find and… Read More

Celebrate CoderDojo’s 6th Birthday with a watermarked profile image!

18 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

We are super excited that the anniversary of the first ever CoderDojo session is just around the corner (on this Sunday, July 23rd)! Sriram, a mentor at Coimbatore Dojo, India was so trilled about our upcoming 6th Birthday that he decided to develop a watermark for your social media and… Read More

Tickets for DojoCon 2017 are now live!

13 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The Global CoderDojo Community Conference is just three months away today! This years conference, for all those volunteers and community supporters who help run over 1,200 clubs worldwide, will be the most hands on yet! Tickets are limited so be sure to book yours asap! All those who have booked tickets… Read More

CoderDojo Foundation: How we got on at Coolest Projects

12 July 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Pete I’ve been part of the organisation team for the CoderDojo Coolest Projects for 4 years now and each year I”m blown away by the level of creativity showcased on the day! This year there was a live beehive (yes, live) monitored by a Raspberry… Read More

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