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Microsoft partners with CoderDojo Foundation

20th April – Ireland

Microsoft is to become an official European partner for the CoderDojo Foundation and movement.

The aim of this new collaboration is to support the CoderDojo movement across the region and to further encourage young people to learn to code. Microsoft has pledged its support to the CoderDojo Foundation as part of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative, a global, company-wide initiative that aims to improve education, employability and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people worldwide.

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Irish company CoderDojo to partner with Microsoft

20th April – Ireland

In a statement on 19 April, CoderDojo said that partnering with the technology giant would help them expand their reach to more young people and help them develop coding, technology and other essential skills.

CoderDojo was launched in 2011 in the National Software Centre in Cork when coder James Whelton joined with Australian entrepreneur Bill Liao to create the first Dojo. There are now over 650 Dojos in 57 countries, reaching over 30,000 young people.

Microsoft have joined with CoderDojo as part of their YouthSpark initiative, which aims to improve education, employability and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people worldwide. CoderDojo aims to teach children coding, which they descrive as being of “crucial importance to succeed in our increasingly connected world.”

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