Helping kids develop their superpowers
“It's great coming to CoderDojo at OVO because it’s a lot of fun and when I get stuck people are there to help me and they explain things so it makes sense to me. I would love to come again!” said Chloe Harris, age 8.
According to Christina Daly, the lead organiser of our Bristol CoderDojo, "Coding is like a superpower! It transforms your perception of technology from something you use to something you create. This superpower works best in children. Watching their ideas come to life is one of the most inspiring things I’ve witnessed."
Empowering young people
Our CoderDojo days are part of our commitment to engage with local communities and support young people’s educational opportunities, particularly in science, technology, engineering and maths. We’ve been working in partnership with CoderDojo since October 2015 and have introduced over 130 children to the joys of code.
We want to extend CoderDojo so more and more young people can get a taste for coding and develop skills that will benefit their future. If your business would like to host a collaborative coding event in either Bristol or London, please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coding for girls
Our next CoderDojo, for girls only, will be on 17 September, led by a group of expert and enthusiastic volunteers (of both genders). Showcasing female role models, it’s designed to encourage young girls to get into technology and build their confidence in their abilities. If you know any code-curious girls who’d like to get involved, sign them up for the Bristol event by emailing email@example.com or for the London event at firstname.lastname@example.org.