Q: Is Coderdojo suitable for me / or someone I know?
A: Coderdojo is for anyone who wants to learn how to: program computers and mobile phones, build robots, build websites, hang out with people who think that doing that type of thing is cool…
Q: Am I smart or experienced enough?
A: we have people who have never used a computer through to those who have sold their own programs and everything in between. You just need to be interested…
Q: How do I get tickets?
A: To receive an invitation for tickets add your email to the class tickets invitations list on the right side of this page.
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Q: How often does & CoderDojo run?
A: Usually every weekend, but alternating between Saturday from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM and Sunday 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM so check join our email list to make sure.
Q: How much is the course?
A: Tickets are free, although we are always on the look out for donations (the mentors all give their time for free).
Q: What type of streams are there?
A: The following courses are run a different times :-
- Scratch Foundation (New starters – No Experience, this is generally run all the time);
- Scratch Advanced (Coders with some Scratch experience working on their own projects);
- Python Foundation (Basic coding experience required)
- Website Building (No Experience, but generally suited to slightly older coders);
- Android Phone Apps (Coders with some Scratch experience)
- Hackers/Projects (Experienced – this is for coders just to hang out and exchange ideas)
- Java (Experienced – this is for coders who want to get into Java programming)
If you are not sure which course to choose email us to check
Q: What ages does a coder have to be to attend?
- Generally ages 8 – 17
- Those under 12 a parent asked to attend at least the first class.
- Please put the name of the coder, not the parent
Q: What important things to remember when attending:
- Please bring a WiFi enabled fully charged Mac or PC laptop.
- You must have the necessary admin rights to that laptop to allow software to be installed and network access to be configured.
- This event is run by volunteers and as such please be nice, patient and if you can help with sponsorship, laptops, mentoring or any other aspect please let us know
Q: How is the club run:
The club constitution can be found here. This covers things like child protection and decision making of the club.
Q: Where is it on?
A: St Sylvester’s Church Parish Hall, Main St, Malahide, Co Dublin (right next to the train station in the village)
If you should have further queries please let us know via the email above and we’ll be happy to answer your questions.