CoderDojo

A worldwide movement of free programming clubs for young people, where professional programmers guide their first steps in the world of programming and help them to develop a personal project. It is a voluntary initiative that encourages a self-directed system, ICT training through peer learning, and the autonomous creation of digital media projects.

Ireland
Impact indicators
  • There are over 380 clubs worldwide, demonstrating a massive demand for the initiative.
  • On average, the clubs have a regular attendance of 30 young people per session, usually once a week or once a month.  
  • In 2011, 20 participants made a demonstration of their projects. In 2012, there were 63 registered projects. The forecast for 2014 is 150 projects. 

Entrepreneur

James Whelton and Bill Liao, Hello World Foundation

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