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What I’ve learned and am still learning at the CoderDojo Foundation

25 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Graham is studying computing at Dublin City University. As part of his third year work experience he got the opportunity to work for six months as a software development intern with the CoderDojo Foundation. Below Graham notes the benefits of getting practical experience, what he has… Read More

3 resources to get in the Halloween spirit!

25 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Happy Halloween! Why not celebrate this ghostly holiday by making some spook-tastic coding projects at your Dojo? Below are a selection of resources you can use. Feel free to adapt these and encourage Ninjas to come up with their own ghastly creations!   Scratch Ghosts and Ghouls Game This… Read More

We’re hiring a Partnerships Manager!

24 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

Based: Dublin, with travel to other sites and event venues Rate: €35000 – €45000, dependent on experience Basis: permanent; full-time, part-time or flexible Eligibility: you must be eligible to work in Ireland   The Role CoderDojo is a global movement of free computer coding clubs for young… Read More

What we got up to at DojoCon 2017!

20 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

This years DojoCon was our most hands on yet. Dojo members travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Spain and the UK to learn new skills to bring back with them to their local areas as well as meeting Community members from near and… Read More

Community Content Release: Hardware projects to improve your life

19 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

This week I present you with more hardware projects from CoderDojo York!   Plant Moisture Monitor (Arduino) Remembering to water the plants is a problem faced by many. Personally I find it hard to know when some of them need watering too. Well, thanks to technology these things need… Read More

Celebrating European Code Week with our 5th Annual EU Dojo

18 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

On October 17th, the fifth annual EUDojo event was held in the in the European Parliament in Brussels. CoderDojo, who recently reached the milestone of having 1,500 coding clubs in 75 countries worldwide, hosted the event along with Ludick Niedmeyer MEP*. The event coincides with the fifth year of Europe… Read More

We’re hiring! Community Support & Experience Assistant

16 October 2017 · by Rosa Langhammer

Location: Dublin, with occasional travel to other sites and event venues Basis: Fixed-term contract, 12 months with possibility of extension Salary: €24,000–€29,000 (dependent on experience) Benefits: 24 days annual leave, employer-matched pension scheme Eligibility: You must be eligible to work in Ireland CoderDojo is a global movement of free coding… Read More

Community Content Release: Spanish Resources!

10 October 2017 · by Ciara McHugh

Hola! Today I bring you some resources all in Spanish! Unfortunately I do not speak Spanish myself so I am writing this in English 🤓   Python Write a program to request and analyse traffic information about the M30 route. Get started with programming Minecraft using the… Read More

CoderDojo Girls Initiative: What we’ve achieved so far

9 October 2017 · by Nuala McHale

In March we launched the CoderDojo Girls Initiative, which aims to increase the number of girls attending a CoderDojo from 29% to at least 40% over the next three years. Six months on we wanted to highlight what we’ve done so far and what’s next for CoderDojo Girls. Read More

Join the Europe Code Week 2017 🇪🇺 celebration 🎉 !

2 October 2017 · by Pete

The Europe Code Week celebration is here! During the month of October, millions of children, young people, adults, parents and teachers will come together at events, in classrooms and libraries across Europe to learn to create with code! EU Code Week is a grass-roots movement run by volunteers who promote… Read More