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Mark Ward, the CoderDojo Coordinator for the Ballyroan Public Library in Dublin, Ireland, tells us about the coding club using the library’s facilities. Simply by playing games, children learn how to code computer programmes and mobile apps. “These are skills that will take them into IT jobs or into business later in life”, Mr Ward says. In the library, the children are empowered to do what they want.
Monster aims to raise awareness of the issues of women in technology and girls in coding within the HR & talent community. For more information, please visit www.girlsincoding.co.uk
Microsoft invites you to take part in the Hour of Code 2015 The Hour of Code is a global movement running during the week of 7th December reaching tens of millions of students in over 180 countries. During the week of 7th December, Microsoft is supporting the campaign guiding everyone who wants an introduction to coding. Over the course of 60 minutes people - young and old - will be given an introduction to coding in a live online tutorial, by programming the Minecraft characters Alex or Steve to move through a simulated piece of a Minecraft world. You don’t have to have Minecraft to participate in the live online tutorial. Microsoft wants to get as many schools in Ireland to participate in the Hour of Code, and we are inviting you to take part. Microsoft employees will be assisting by ...
The highly successful Irish led CoderDojo, global network of computer clubs, is a place for young people to learn to code, develop websites, apps, games and more. Since the first Dojo opened its doors only a year ago, CoderDojo has come a very long way with thousands of CoderDojo members learning valuable skills. The number of CoderDojo members is growing rapidly each week as new Dojos open up all over the world. As well as already having a number of clubs in Ireland, CoderDojo has recently seen a club open in Silicon Valley in California. Silicon Valley is home to many of the world's largest technology corporations and is a significant mark on the expansion of CoderDojo as it is so rare for an Irish tech brand to be imported into the United States. Mentors volunteer to help ...
Problem: Children poorly equipped to embrace technology Solution: Community-based programme to teach children to code Expo Live’s flagship Innovation Impact Grant programme is open for submission twice a year. The programme supports projects from around the world whose solutions generate social and environmental value and are in line with Expo 2020 Dubai’s subthemes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability. http://www.expo2020dubai.ae/expo-live http://www.coderdojo.org
Leo Laporte and Alex Wilhelm talk with Candace Stump and 10-year-old Morgan, about a programming club making coders out of kids, which is part of CoderDojo - an open-source, volunteer led, global movement of free coding clubs for young people.
Jordan Casey has already made three of his own game apps and he is on the world lecture circuit at computer conferences courtesy of multinational technology companies. Keep up to date with all the latest Irish and international news and current affairs with http://www.rte.ie/newsnow Follow us on twitter @rtenewsnow and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTENewsNow
The Coolest Projects awards are unique in Europe and were established on a voluntary basis by a number of industry professionals as both a competition and exhibition to support and inspire a generation of innovators, creators and entrepreneurs aged from 7 to 17. The awards, which are now in their fourth year, create a unique platform for young people to develop a broad set of digital abilities by offering them the opportunity to showcase the skills they have learned at CoderDojo. Bank of Ireland was delighted to sponsor the Gaming Award at this year’s ceremony. Enjoy the highlights of the Awards night and learn from some of the coders of the future!
Saturday saw Dublin’s RDS become a showcase for coding geniuses, aged 7 to 17, as CoderDojo’s Coolest Projects rolled into town for its fourth year. CoderDojo ‘ninjas’ from all over Europe presented apps, websites and hardware to the judges. Siliconrepublic.com spoke to some of the Coolest Projects organisers, judges and participants. For more information about siliconrepublic http://www.siliconrepublic.com/ Twitter https://twitter.com/siliconrepublic Facebook https://www.facebook.com/siliconrepublic
Thanks to volunteers from CoderDojo, Dublin Maker, TOG, Girls Hack Ireland, Coding Grace, Mink Tek Circuits, Trinity Walton Club and more, the Inspirefest Fringe festival was able to welcome families to Merrion Square for a fun day interacting with science and technology in the park. For more on this story, see: https://www.siliconrepublic.com/portfolio/2015/06/24/dublin-maker-movement-inspires-kids-of-all-ages For more information about Inspirefest, visit http://www.inspirefest2015.com For more information about siliconrepublic http://www.siliconrepublic.com/ Twitter https://twitter.com/siliconrepublic Facebook https://www.facebook.com/siliconrepublic
John Paul or JP as he likes to be called started working as a Software Developer in Allstate Northern Ireland in 2004 through the Bridge to Employment IT programme after completing some contract work after graduating from Queen's University with a BSc Hons in Computer Science. He works on the Alliance Maintenance Team which deals with what is passed to and from Java applications for Alliance transactions. JP was recently the lead designer, coder and tester of the logic for SBO for Auto in Alliance which was a great success. JP is a huge contributor to Allstate NI Sports & Social committees, managing the Gaelic team, organising the Dodgeball team and indoor hockey at a local leisure centre. He also volunteers for Allstate NI's XtheTXT Don't Text & Drive campaign as well as other charity e...
Watch our video to see two Google engineers demonstrate a mock interview question. After they code, our engineers highlight best practices for interviewing at Google. Learn more about how we hire at http://goo.gl/xSD7jo, then head over to http://goo.gl/6M5KCG to find your role. Also check out our companion video, How to Work at Google: Prepare for an Engineering Interview (https://goo.gl/e0i8rX).
"CoderDojo's" are popping up in the U.S. after first starting in Ireland less than a year ago. The first U.S.-based one will start Feb. 25 but another in Denver should begin shortly after that. CoderDojo's co-founder was 18-years-old when it began.
'Brother' is the brand new single from Kodaline, get it now on the links below: iTunes: http://smarturl.it/BrotheriT Apple Music: http://smarturl.it/BrotherAm Spotify: http://smarturl.it/BrotherSp Google Play: http://smarturl.it/BrotherGp For more information, releases and tour see: Facebook: http://smarturl.it/KodalineFacebook Spotify - http://smarturl.it/KodalineSpotifyPage Twitter: http://smarturl.it/KodalineTwitter Instagram: http://smarturl.it/KodalineInstagram Website: http://www.kodaline.com Directed by Stevie Russell Brother - Lyrics When we were young We were the ones the kings and queens, oh yeah we ruled the world We smoked cigarettes, man no regrets wish I could re live every single word We've taken different paths and travelled different roads I know we'll alw...
Keep up to date with all the latest Irish and international news and current affairs with http://www.rte.ie/newsnow Follow us on twitter @rtenewsnow and on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTENewsNow Coder Dojo was founded in Cork last year and now has branches throughout Ireland, and in a number of international locations.
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Westport Bank Of Ireland manager Catherine Burke talks about setting up a branch of CoderDojo at the bank on High Street, Westport on Wednesday 28.03.2017 James Whelton is an Irish computer coder, venture capital advisor, and co-founder of CoderDojo, a network of free computer clubs for children. In 2011, at the age of 18, Whelton co-founded CoderDojo along with entrepreneur Bill Liao Whelton had headed up his school's computer club in Cork, Ireland. 22.03.2017 CoderDojo: https://coderdojo.com/ More: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CoderDojo
We talk to customers and visitors who are using our Enterprise Lounge, based on Grafton Street, Dublin. This facility, which has free Wi-Fi, meeting rooms and conference facilities is designed for business owners and entrepreneurs who wish to conduct business in a city centre location. Coder Dojo, the innovative coding company regularly use the Enterprise Lounge - in this video we talk to founder and winning entrepreneur James Whelton. For more information about this free facility visit: http://allaboutbusiness.ie/enterprise-programme/enterprise-lounge
Providing access to technology is in itself a big advantage to young learners. But what happens if you go one step further and teach them coding, so they can develop their own apps and build websites? In Ireland an exciting initiative that is doing just that. Started just three years ago CoderDojo is already something of a phenomenon, with hundreds of classes setting up around the world. VISIT THE WEBSITE: http://coderdojo.com/Coderdojo Learning World is brought to you by euronews: http://www.euronews.com/learning-world SUBSCRIBE to get more videos from WISE: http://www.youtube.com/WISEQatar?sub_confirmation=1 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) is an international, multi-sectoral and action-oriented platform for innovation in education that connects innovators, nurtures new...