29/11/2017

Save the Date!

Coolest Projects 2018 date announced! CoderDojo Coolest Projects is a world leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs. Young people from CoderDojo clubs around the world will descend on the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin for the opportunity to present the projects they have designed and built at…

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28/11/2017

Some of the awesome projects at Coolest Projects 2017!

Last June the Foundation team (and everyone we chatted too) had such an amazing two days from meeting community members at our international meet-up and pre-registration to being blown away by the diversity, complexity and originality of ninjas projects at Coolest Projects, you project presenters didn’t make the judges job easy, what with you all…

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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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