We’re pleased to announce that CoderDojo will be joining the Perth Games Festival for a second year! A variety of projects from Ninjas (kids aged aged 7-17) across WA will be showcased during the festival, which will be followed by the Digital Project Awards in the evening. The awards recognise the achievements of the Ninjas, and are an opportunity for the community to celebrate another successful Dojo-year!
All festival attendees are encouraged to visit the CoderDojo booth, speak with the learning mentors, and of course take a look at some of the games, websites and other awesome projects the Ninjas have worked on. Hopefully many of the Ninjas will be exhibiting at the Festival in years to come!
What is CoderDojo?
CoderDojo is a global, free, open source movement of volunteer run coding clubs for children (Ninjas) aged 7-17. Since its inception in 2011 the movement has spread to nearly 60 countries, with over 700 Dojos verified. CoderDojo WA was established as an initiative of the Fogarty Foundation in 2013. Since then 20 Dojos have been verified-that’s the most in Australia!
Here’s a sneak peek at some of the Ninja-made games set to be showcased at the CoderDojo WA booth…
(Town, by Ariel Carter; Colour in the Dark, by Ben Nolan; Ritin, by Edward Truong)
If you want to learn more about CoderDojo, or know a child who may be keen to attend a dojo please visit their website for more information. New community members are always welcome, and you don’t have to know how to code to get involved!