26/03/2018

Project Registration Deadline Extended for Coolest Projects!

Project Registration Deadline Extended Our project applications are almost capacity, but given the feedback we’ve received from eager participants we are extending the project registration deadline for the Coolest Projects International showcase and our regional event, Coolest Projects UK  by one week, until Monday, 2 April at midnight GMT+1. Coolest Projects International on Saturday 26 May is…

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25/02/2018

Win a Pi Zero and more by sharing #MyCoolestProject

Win a Pi Zero and more by sharing #MyCoolestProject Ahead of Coolest Projects International (Dublin), and regional events in Belgium and the UK, we want to see what fun and useful ideas young people are working on at their local Dojo, and reward them for doing so! Great, how do I get involved? We want…

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22/01/2018

Opening up Coolest Projects to the Raspberry Pi Community

We have an exciting announcement about Coolest Projects! This year we are opening up all centrally run Coolest Projects events to a wider audience of creators and makers in the Raspberry Pi Community, including members of Code Club, Pioneers, and Raspberry Jams.   Why? Coolest Projects was created to give young people the chance to…

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09/01/2018

New Resources to help you make your Coolest Project!

New Resources to help you make your Coolest Project! Coolest Projects International, a world leading showcase that empowers and inspires the next generation of digital creators, innovators, changemakers and entrepreneurs, will be held on Saturday 26 May! This will be the fourth year the event will be held in the RDS and the first year where Coolest…

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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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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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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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01/05/2017

CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017 – Project Categories and Judging Criteria explained

CoderDojo Coolest Projects Showcase 2017 – Project Categories and Judging Criteria explained   Project Categories CoderDojo Coolest Projects has 6 different project categories, they are: Scratch – Anything developed using the Scratch platform, from games to animations. Websites – This category is for websites which showcase or inform people about any topic that you like….

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05/01/2017

We talk to Niall (13), the creator of Kehoe Games!

We recently had a chat with CoderDojo youth mentor and Coolest Projects ninja, Niall, about his experience at CoderDojo and advice for young developers. When did you join your Dojo and why? I joined CoderDojo Enniscorthy because my Dad heard about CoderDojo on the radio and thought I would enjoy it. Do you remember what…

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