Support, Ask questions, Help
I’m the champion of CoderDojo Nafpaktos and I would like to make some changes. I want to change the name to CoderDojo Patra and register a new location. Do I have the permission and if yes what do I have to do to make the changes? I understand that I’ll have to change the info on the CoderDojo platform but there are other issues such as the e-mail address that you gave me. Please help me on that. Thank you!
one of the things that gave success here was to invite the mothers along with the daughters to a session of “Women”
Organising a Dojo
So sorry. Since I am not female, I cannot read minds nor do I have eyes on the back of my head.
Seriously, you are one of the exceptions - many people I’ve met that, (supposedly), graduated high-school wouldn’t know their national capital from a hole in the ground if it bit them. As they used to say in the Marines, (and maybe still do), “He couldn’t find his [bum] with both hands and a map!”
Now that I understand you, this makes much more sense.
I would still like to find the adult equivalent of a Dojo.
On a similar, but different topic - what are you folks doing to support and involve the more challenged individuals in your communities? Not just the physically challenged, but the ones with developmental and/or learning disabilities? Particularly those “on the spectrum” or the Aspberger’s individual may not have many non-threatening opportunities to socialize.
Thank you, I haven’t considered all of these “issues”. I will do some more thinking.
I do however foresee it only working if its truly one on one
Our Dojo premises are closing for some rehab work and I was wondering if its OK to move somewhere nearby so long as its a public venue?
As a brand new champion of the Science Museum’s new CoderDojo, I am full of enthusiasm, but sadly lacking in code-writing know-how (for the moment at least!) We’re looking for a group of great mentors to help us run these dojos over the coming months and years, so if you’d like to come along and help us out we’d love to have you!
If you are interested, please do get in touch and sign up through the following link - http://bit.ly/2sDV4pL
Can’t wait to work with you all!
Aran (Champion of CoderDojo Science Museum)
Hi all, i just wanted to highlight that you can still join the course and work through the three weeks starting from once you join.
Yea, most Dojos run on Saturday afternoon, Weekday evenings (usually either Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday), or Sunday afternoon but it really depends on your area, accessibility and local customs. Most run using the same term times as schools locally as this is a timetable parents are generally used to. I know with our Dojo when we moved it from Wednesday to Monday we had a decline in attendence, so we moved it back. Asking parents would be a good idea, to see what most suits them
There are only 2 weeks for people to register youths projects for:
Coolest Projects International in Dublin, Ireland on May 26th
The regional Coolest Projects UK, in London on April 28th
Coolest Projects offers young people involved in Dojos around the world the opportunity to present the projects they have created at their local club.
Take 10 minutes today to register young peoples projects involved in your Dojo to SAVE THEIR PLACE at the event.
Remember you can register a project even if it isn’t finished and go back and edit details up to two weeks before the event if they change.
Coolest Projects is is open to beginners as well as experienced participants. It’s all about the experience and learning gained from being involved, sharing and celebrating what children have created.
Every ninja from your Dojo should be encouraged to participate and benefit from the experience.
If young people in your Dojo are unable to attend these events, they can still enter our #MyCoolestProject social media competion, where they can win a Pi Zero, stickers, badges, books and more. Find out more here!
There is a design choice behind it (people already booked for specific days), but i can understand how annoying that could be.
We’re currently reviewing the event system, pretty sure @Conor-Murphy would be interested in this feedback
In the meantime, i’ll take care of your request on Monday.
Thanks for getting in touch. It’s great that you are interested in starting a Dojo!
In most cases the building insurance of most locations should cover you, but occasionally some companies and venues require a Dojo to have their own public liability insurance. It might be good to consult the company’s legal department for advice on your ninjas’ ages and insurance requirements for children, as they sometimes vary. You are allowed to engage in fundraising for your Dojo to cover unavoidable costs such as insurance.
If you need to provide a document which outlines the ethics and regulations of the CoderDojo ethos, that can also be found here: http://kata.coderdojo.com/wiki/CoderDojo_Charter_of_Ethics
If they need any further evidence of your club, once you have gone through the Start a Dojo process and have been verified, I would also be able to provide you with a letter to confirm the integrity of your Dojo.
I hope this helps Cindy!
Disabled Categories are greyed out
Looks like your connection to CoderDojo Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.