Advertisement For Shop local 2020Advertisement For O'Reilly GlassAdvertisement For Toccata House Music SchoolAdvertisement For Toccata House GrindsAdvertisement For Smiths Of DroghedaAdvertisement For Gerry's Fresh FoodsAdvertisement For Floor Style
Advertisement For Good Wood 2020
Wednesday, 21st October 2020

DkIT to host virtual DojoMór coding event for young people

Front Page

First 200 people to register for the micro:bit workshop will receive a free micro: bit 

DojoMór, the national annual major coding event for school children between the ages of 7 and 17, will be hosted virtually by Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) this Saturday, 24th October. 

The online event will feature a variety of coding workshops and young coders can register and book their place by visiting www.dojomor.ie  (click the ‘book Dundalk IT DojoMór Workshop’ button). 

DojoMór is a national voluntary initiative which aims to introduce young people to coding / technology and to improve digital literacy skills. 

DojoMór workshops include Scratch, Lightbot, HTML, 3D Modelling, micro:bit, Thunkable, Robotics and Soundtrap. In addition, the first 200 people to register for the micro:bit workshop will receive a free micro: bit in the post. 

Advertisement For Odd Mollies Café Bar and Venue

Dr Fiona Lawless, Head of Department of Computing Science and Mathematics said: “Our DojoMór aims to reach a wide audience and to give young people, who might not normally have exposure to coding, an opportunity to get involved. Although we would have loved to welcome you to Dojomor activities on campus at DkIT, we are delighted to be able to virtually co-host this event.” 

CoderDojo is a worldwide movement of free, volunteer-led, community-based programming clubs for young people. Anyone aged 7 to 17 can visit a Dojo where they can learn to code, build a website, create an app or a game, and explore technology in an informal, creative, and social environment. 

No prior coding experience is required to enjoy the day. Participants can select to attend as many workshops as they would like to attend. Places are limited so ensure to book early: http://www.DojoMor.ie

Get today's local news straight to your mobile. Download the Drogheda Life App now!

Get it on Google Play

Please support Drogheda Life 

Drogheda Life has brought you the local news every day since February 2012 with a special emphasis on the achievements of local individuals, community organisations and businesses.

If you appreciate what we are doing perhaps you would consider making a financial contribution to help us continue publishing?

Thank you!

Please support Drogheda Life by taking out a subscription

We are reaching out to Drogheda Life’s readers to seek their financial support so that we can continue delivering the local news every day and providing a platform for discussion of local topics.

As a Drogheda Life subscriber you will be supporting our efforts to bring you the local news on a daily basis and to provide a platform for discussion on local topics and issues of the day

Drogheda Life is here to support the people of the Drogheda area and to publicise their efforts within the community. Please fill in the form now. Thank you.

Donate Now
Advertisement For Shop local 2020
Advertisement For O'Reilly Glass
Advertisement For Toccata House Music School