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Full DojoCon 2015 Programme Released!

20 August 2015 · by Annabel Cleary

The full programme for this year’s DojoCon in Derry (Sept 18 & 19) is now up and ready – and you can check it out for yourself at DojoCon is the annual gathering for Dojo mentors and Champions. It’s a chance to share ideas, meet old friends and new, get inspired and learn practical skills to help you in your Dojo. This year the theme is The Creative Coder and the organising team have pulled together a lineup full of exciting speakers and workshop presenters to showcase how coding is used in everything from games to… Read More

DOJOCON 2015 – Whats in store!

15 July 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

  This year’s DojoCon – our annual gathering of dojo mentors and champions – will take place Friday, Sept 18th – Saturday, Sept 19th in Derry. The event will take place during CultureTECH and is being organised by Nerve Centre, CultureTECH and several of the North-West’s dojos.   So what’s in store? This year’s theme is “The Creative Coder” with sessions and keynotes focused on using creative technologies as a way to engage with young people in new ways. Young people get interested in coding for lots of reasons; and showing them how technology is used… Read More

DojoCon 2015: Open Call to the community for Creative Coder themed Sessions

12 May 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

DojoCon 2015 will take place on Sept 18th & 19th in Derry, N. Ireland and they are looking for members from the CoderDojo community that would like to deliver sessions at the event. This year’s theme is “The Creative Coder” so we are particularly interested in sessions that explore how young people can express their creativity through technology, and/or provide mentors and champions with practical tips and ideas for running their Dojos. Sessions can include: Workshops Technical demos Panels Lectures Any other format you like! Click Here to… Read More

DojoCon 2015, and the host is……

17 February 2015 · by Pete O'Shea

We are happy to announce that the DojoCon 2015 hosts will be: CoderDojo Derry! Following on the success of DojoCon 2014 proudly hosted by CoderDojo Sligo last October, we are looking forward to what the CoderDojo Derry team have in store for the communities Mentor conference! You can check out more on their website here. Book your Tickets Today! The bar was raised this year, a huge amount of effort was put into all the fantastic proposals. It was inspirational to see the innovative ideas involved! We would like to thank all the Champions and their… Read More

Is your Dojo interested in hosting DojoCon 2015?!

17 December 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

Following on the success of DojoCon 2014 proudly hosted by CoderDojo Sligo last October, we are looking for Dojos to express their initial interest in hosting the CoderDojo Mentor conference in 2015! All you have to do is give us your details below and we will send on a proposal template to you in the new year. Applications are now closed. Looking for some pointers? Read last years judging criteria below. Please note that the judging team will change this year. DojoConJudgingCriteria… Read More

DojoCon 2014 – The Global CoderDojo Conference

15 October 2014 · by Pete O'Shea

CoderDojo Sligo proudly hosted the CoderDojo global conference in Sligo, Ireland on October 3rd and 4th.  We launched on the Friday with some insightful, humorous and thought provoking ignite talks in the beautiful surroundings of Canis Major on the Friday night with a nod to Yeats Country and a projection of W.B. Yeats in binary!  The evenings entertainment was provided by local group the “Out of Towners” while Mentors, Champions, the Foundation team and more, finally put faces to the names! Moving on to the Knocknarea Arena for Saturday, delegates were regaled with tales of massive growth –… Read More