20/06/2017

World Refugee Day: Congratulations Jeroen De Vos winner of our Future Makers Award 2017

World Refugee Day: Congratulations Jeroen De Vos winner of our Future Makers Award 2017   As today is World Refugee Day, we would like to congratulate Jeroen De Vos from Belgium, winner of our Future Makers Award at the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017 who created the ‘Welcome Here’ app that facilitates refugees integration in the…

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19/06/2017

The CoderDojo Coolest Projects Winners 2017!

Well done to the hundreds of CoderDojo ninjas who participated in The CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase on Saturday! We know you all worked hard to develop your ideas and create your projects for the Awards. You were all great presenting your projects to both the judges and public alike, so well done! We hope you really enjoyed…

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16/06/2017

MC Profile: Philip Smyth, award winning physicist and an engineer, loving all things weird, wonderful and explosive

MC Profile: Philip Smyth, award winning physicist and an engineer, loving all things weird, wonderful and explosive   We are thrilled to welcome back Philip Smith as MC for CoderDojo Coolest Projects for a second year. Phil is an award winning physicist and an engineer, loving all things weird, wonderful and explosive. He is a…

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15/06/2017

Coolest Projects Showcase: A Handy Guide for Parents

Across 17 countries preparations are underway for this year’s CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase! As a parent of a CoderDojo ninja, who has attended the event the last two years I know first-hand what it’s like. In light of this I thought it would be great to share some insights and tips I’ve picked up over the…

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14/06/2017

MC Profile: Gillian Stedman, presenter of RTÉ news2day

MC Profile: Gillian Stedman presenter of RTÉ news2day      We are delighted to announce Gillian Stedman, presenter of RTÉ news2day as MC for the CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017.   Gill is from Greystones, County Wicklow and is the presenter of RTÉ news2day, the children’s news programme on RTÉ2. She studied Journalism at the Dublin…

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14/06/2017

Speaker Profiles: Emma McCall, Security Analyst, Riot Games

Speaker Profiles: Emma McCall, Security Analyst, Riot Games     Heya, I’m Emma. I am a Security Analyst at Riot Games, I spend my days responding to any security incidents that could negatively affect Rioters or Players of our game League of Legends. My first CoderDojo event was a small event that we ran at…

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14/06/2017

Speaker Profiles: Warren Kenny, Security Engineer, Riot Games

Speaker Profiles: Warren Kenny, Security Engineer, Riot Games     Hi, I’m Warren. I work on the application security team here at Riot and spend my days stopping hackers from taking down our servers and cheating in our game, League of Legends! I first got involved in CoderDojo last year when we worked on a…

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13/06/2017

Speaker profile: Tiera Guinn, Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer at The Boeing Company, specifically working on NASA’s Space Launch System

Speaker profile: Tiera Guinn, Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer at The Boeing Company, specifically working on NASA’s Space Launch System   We are delighted to announce that Tiera Guinn, Rocket Structural Design and Analysis Engineer at The Boeing Company, specifically working on NASA’s Space Launch System will be speaking at CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017! Born…

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12/06/2017

Andrew Miller talks about Folens Publishers involvement in CoderDojo Coolest Projects

Andrew Miller talks about Folens Publishers involvement in CoderDojo Coolest Projects   Andrew Miller talks about Folens Publishers involvement in CoderDojo Coolest Projects. This is the second year they are sponsoring the event through the Folens Giving Programme.     Folens Publishers will be showcasing their adaptive learning maths tool – Build Up. Maths is…

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12/06/2017

Mastercard sponsoring CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017 to highlight Girls4Tech

Mastercard sponsoring CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017 to highlight Girls4Tech Mastercard Girls4Tech programme is a fun, hands-on, interactive programme that enables girls to explore concepts on the foundations of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).   CoderDojo Coolest Projects is delighted Mastercard is sponsoring the event again in 2017 to highlight such an important topic for…

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