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Coolest Projects: Empowering girls to be tech creators

25 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In many countries far fewer women than men study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) subjects and work in these fields. Across 35 European countries, less than one in five computer science graduates is a woman. At the CoderDojo Foundation, we believe it is vitally important that… Read More

How to Join our Community Call on Tuesday 24 April

12 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Our next Open Community Call will be on Tuesday 24 April at 1:00pm UTC+1 (find your timezone here). The call, which will be facilitated by members of the CoderDojo Foundation, will include an interview with Dojo resource creators Philip and Ciara. They’ll be sharing what they’ve learned through developing our newest… Read More

How Bocar is on a mission to grow CoderDojo in Senegal

10 April 2018 · by Amy O'Meara

At the CoderDojo Foundation, we are always happy to share inspiring stories of passionate community members around the world who are volunteering their time to bring coding opportunities to more young people worldwide.   Introducing Bocar Over the past months, we have been… Read More

How our new free online course will help you start a Dojo!

9 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

You can now sign-up to our new free online course — Starting a CoderDojo club — in which anyone can learn more about CoderDojo and how they can set up one of these free coding clubs for young people in their local area. With only two weeks until the course begins… Read More

We’re hiring a Community Intern

3 April 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Location: Dublin Salary: €22500 Basis: full-time six-month internship (possibility of extension to twelve months) Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in Ireland About us The CoderDojo Foundation is a Dublin-based educational charity that works to give every child the opportunity to learn how to code and create with technology. We do… Read More

Coolest Projects: How Kavi created her smart lifestyle app, Chew IQ!

29 March 2018 · by Amy O'Meara

As Coolest Projects International 2018 fast approaches, we are continuing to share inspiring stories from participants of last year’s event. This week, Kavi tells us about her awesome project and recalls her Coolest Projects journey. Kavi is a member of Tiburon CoderDojo @ BelTib Library in… Read More

CoderDojo Annual Survey Results 2017

26 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In November, we opened the CoderDojo Annual Survey. All Dojos running regularly across 75 countries were invited to share their experiences. The information from the Annual Survey helps us determine the impact that the CoderDojo movement is having and it allows the Foundation to receive feedback on what the community… Read More

Project Registration Deadline Extended for Coolest Projects

26 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

Our project applications are almost capacity! Given the feedback we’ve received from eager participants we are extending the project registration deadline for the Coolest Projects International showcase and our regional event, Coolest Projects UK  until Monday, 2 April at midnight GMT+1. Coolest Projects International on Saturday 26 May is… Read More

Help by Volunteering at Coolest Projects International 2018

24 March 2018 · by Nuala McHale

In order to run an amazing event for the hundreds of children and teens who attend and present at Coolest Projects International in Dublin on Saturday May 26th, we need volunteers like you with a wide variety of skills, non-technical or technical! Without your help we literally couldn’t run Coolest… Read More