The official Raspberry Pi Foundation has today published details about signing up for their latest free online course “Start a CoderDojo” to learn more about CoderDojo and how you can easily set up one of these free coding clubs for young people in your area. Check out the video below to learn more about a CoderDojo and what it involves.
The official Raspberry Pi website explains that a CoderDojo “is a global network of free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people aged 7 to 17. There are currently more than 1700 Dojos running regularly across 75 countries. All of these clubs were started by individuals who are passionate about giving young people the opportunity to learn to code. Some people assume you need technical skills to start a Dojo, but that’s not true. The most important thing is that you can bring people together for a shared goal.”
The course is divided over three weeks and runs for approximately four hours in total and has been developed by Philip, CoderDojo’s Educational Content Lead and provides information to those who think “empowering young people to be tech creators is important”. Providing the resources and support required to achieve that goal by starting a Dojo. For more information on how to start your very own Raspberry Pi CoderDojo in your local area jump over to the official Raspberry Pi Foundation website by following the link below.