23/05/2016

You can Make the Future!

You can make the future Can you think of a problem that affects the world and the people around you? Of course you can. But can you think of a solution? That’s the tricky bit. Can you code your way out of the problem and use technology to make the world a bit better and the…

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05/04/2016

Register your idea / projects for Coolest Projects 2016

Register your idea / projects for Coolest Projects 2016 The CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2016 Awards is open to submissions from ALL CoderDojo Ninjas. This year we expect a huge number of applications, so we would advise that you apply as soon as possible. <a class=”btn btn-primary” href=”http://coolestprojects.org/registration-2016/” target=”_blank”>Register your awesome idea / project today!</a> Rules…

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15/02/2016

Check out what industry leaders are saying about CoderDojo Coolest Projects

Great industry insights into the impact of Coolest Projects

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05/01/2016

Sharing is cool at Coolest Projects

Written by: Niamh Scanlon EU Digital Girl of the Year 2016 Coding cool apps, websites, games and robots is an amazing thing to do in itself, but sharing what you have created with tech is even better! And the Coolest Projects Awards is what that’s all about. The Coolest Projects Awards is a day for…

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21/12/2015

Registration is Open! Save the Date: 18th June 2016

The CoderDojo Coolest Projects Awards was created to encourage, support and showcase creativity within the CoderDojo community. The Awards give all CoderDojo members the opportunity to work towards a goal by developing an idea from concept through to development and launch. It’s way easier to showcase ideas that you are passionate about! RDS, Dublin, 18th of…

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12/10/2015

Coolest Projects Awards 2015 – Highlights

In this video some of the CoderDojo Ninjas talk about their projects and what Coolest Projects Awards means to them.

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12/10/2015

Maths education lecturer and TV presenter Dr Aoibhinn Ní Shuilleabhain on coding and mathematical learning – and how Coolest Projects involves problem-solving skills.

Coding and Mathematical Learning There were some negatives to being the principal’s daughter in a small, rural, primary school in Mayo in the ‘80s – but I am so grateful for it now because it’s where I began to really understand mathematics through programming. My dad, the principal of the three teacher school, took out…

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12/10/2015

Supporter Spotlight: John Walsh, Pinnacle Project Partners & champion of Newtown Kildare CoderDojo

Tell us about yourself. My name is John Walsh. I graduated with a BSc in Computer Applications from Dublin City University in 1992. When I left college I first worked with Accenture and for the past 9 years I’ve worked with Pinnacle Project Partners in Dublin on various projects. At Pinnacle, I’ve helped our clients deliver…

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Ann O’Dea, CEO, editor-at-large, Silicon Republic

We are happy to have Ann O’Dea, CEO, editor-at-large of Silicon Republic speaking at the Coolest Projects event! Ann is co-founder and CEO of <a href=”http://www.siliconrepublic.com/”>Silicon Republic</a>, Ireland’s leading technology and innovation news service. Ann is the driving force behind Silicon Republic’s <a href=”http://www.siliconrepublic.com/special-events/women-invent-tomorrow/”>Women Invent</a>campaign, launched on International Women’s Day back in March 2013, to champion women role…

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12/10/2015

Speaker Profile: Laura Browne, Mentor at the DCU Intergenerational Learning Program

We are delighted that Laura Browne will be speaking at the Coolest Projects event! Laura is a final year student in DCU studying computer applications. She is a Mentor with the DCU Intergenerational Learning Program, which teach over 55s computer and technology skills! Laura has a great interest in “Internet Of Things” technologies and recently won the Intel Galileo 3rd…

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