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Coolest Projects 2018 date announced!

29 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a world leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs. Young people from CoderDojo clubs around the world will descend on the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin for the opportunity to present the projects they have designed and… Read More

CoderDojo And Me (私とCoderDojo)

22 November 2017 · by Ross O'Neill

Recently with CoderDojo co-founder James Whelton, I (Ross) had the wonderful opportunity to travel to DojoCon Japan 2017 founded by Takashi Hosoya held in Osaka. During the many inspirational speaking slots, challenging workshops and heartening lightning talks by the CoderDojo Japanese community, I luckily sat in front of what I can… Read More

Six CoderDojo Girls shortlisted for Digital Girl of the Year!

21 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

The Ada awards celebrate and recognise the efforts of the top girls and women in technology worldwide. We are delighted that all six girls nominated and through to the next round of the European Ada Awards’ Digital Girl of the Year are actively… Read More

Community Content Release: The Multilingual Artist

14 November 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Unleash your inner artist with a range of different technologies and languages. You don’t need to be a musician or a painter to make a masterpiece with code. What will you create today?   Introduction to Processing (Dutch) Processing is a language designed for combining code and visual art,… Read More

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

CoderDojo Foundation 2017 Q3 Report

5 November 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Throughout the third quarter we focused on contacting community members about approaches and resources they use to engage girls in their Dojo sessions. From late August through to September we released resources and advice for Dojos returning back after the summer break as part of our #BackToDojo campaign. Additionally, the… 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

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