Celebrating Libraries at EUDojo 2018

19 October 2018 · by Nuala McHale

On Wednesday 17 October, CoderDojo held our sixth annual EUDojo in the European Parliament in Brussels. Since last year’s event, CoderDojo has grown significantly, with almost 500 new Dojos. It is incredible that this Irish-founded initiative has turned into a global phenomenon, with clubs in over 100 countries worldwide. EUDojo coincides with the sixth year of Europe Code Week, and the event was co-hosted by MEP Sean Kelly and the EPP party. It was attended by MEPs from over 10 countries. Volunteers, champions and parents from across nine European countries were invited… 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 Code Week. As part of EUDojo volunteers, and parents from across Europe were invited to participate along with 40 young coders who travelled from Belgium, Bulgaria, Italy, Ireland, France, the Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Spain and the United Kingdom to the EU Parliament to showcase their coding and technology skills. Read More

Join the Europe Code Week 2017 ?? celebration ? !

2 October 2017 · by Pete O'Shea

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 coding in their countries, as Code Week Ambassadors. Each year more than half a million people participate in with coding events in countries in Europe and beyond.   Join the celebration and register your next Dojo event! Each year the CoderDojo movement has been involved in Code Week, you can… Read More

Attend #EUDojo on Oct 17th @ the European Parliament, Brussels!

4 August 2017 · by Pete O'Shea

Hosted by Seán Kelly, MEP from 12:30pm – 2:30pm on Tuesday 17th October 2017. The EU Dojo is taking place again this year on the 17th October in the European Parliament in Brussels to celebrate EU Code Week. At the event MEP’s will be taught their first lines of code by CoderDojo youth attendees! Would you like to attend the event in Brussels and teach the MEP’s a thing or two about coding? Get Involved We are looking for Mentors and Champions from all over Europe to bring young people from their Dojos to Brussels on… Read More

Enabling Dojo’s in 2016 and beyond

28 December 2016 · by Rachel Schoene

Rachel here, wow what a year it has been! As some of you know I joined the CoderDojo Foundation at the end of May this year. Although, my involvement with the movement began over 2 years ago when I decided to help out at the local Dojo my daughter attends. To say I truly feel like a member of the CoderDojo family at this point is an understatement, coming in here to work everyday feels like walking into my own sitting room 🙂   I still help out at our local Dojo on Wednesday nights,… Read More

The CoderDojo Movement; 2016 in Review

19 December 2016 · by Giustina Mizzoni

As 2016 comes to a close, I wanted to take this opportunity to personally extend a huge thank you from everyone at the CoderDojo Foundation to you, our growing and ever global CoderDojo community of Champions, volunteers, parents, ninjas, partners and supporters.   2016 was an undeniably huge year for CoderDojo, from hitting huge growth milestones, to changes internally in the Foundation team and strides made across our areas of focus. When I joined the Foundation less than four years ago there was 93 verified Dojos, and we will close the… Read More