For one day only, 20,000 students, from primary and secondary schools around Ireland can take part in Free Online Coding Workshops for Students and  learn how to code in a fun, exciting virtual environment.


Free coding workshops from DojoMór 2021 will be running online, from 10am to 2pm, Saturday 6th November 2021, offering a range of activities and amusements to suit all ages and interests. DojoMór 2021 isfunded by the Higher Education Authority of Ireland,


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Free Online Coding Workshops for Students


Code a Virtual Robot


Vex Robotics VR is an easy to use platform that allows you to code a virtual robot using either Block-based coding environment powered by Scratch Blocks, or a Python interface. Code the virtual robot to play games, draw a picture or just to drive around the playground and have some fun. Age guide: 7 to 18


Code a Micro-chip

The BBC micro:bit is a pocket-sized computer that introduces you to how software and hardware work together. It has an LED light display, buttons, sensors and many input/output features that, when programmed, let it interact with you and your world. The micro:bit can be programmed to do a number of different things, it can be a digital watch, fitness tracker or a games console, you can create an animation and more. Age guide: 7 to 18


Create a Story-Game

Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. Scratch is a high-level block-based visual programming language and website targeted primarily at children 8–16 as an educational tool for programming. Age guide: 6 to 10


Coding for Beginners

Solve Puzzles using Programming! LightBot is a puzzle game based on coding; it secretly teaches you programming logic as you play. Lightbot is a programming puzzle game. The goal of Lightbot is to command a little robot to navigate a maze and turn on lights. Players arrange symbols on the screen to command the robot to walk, turn, jump, switch on a light and so on. Age guide: 6 to 10


3D Modelling

Blender is a free and open-source 3D computer graphics software toolset used for creating animated films, visual effects, art, 3D printed models, motion graphics, interactive 3D applications, virtual reality, and computer games. It is a great choice for beginners who want to learn to use 3D graphics software. Learning Blender also provides a strong foundation, as the fundamental skills and concepts are transferable to other 3D software products. Age guide: 10 to 18


Making Music

Soundtrap for Education is the platform designed for students and teachers to create and edit audio recordings. It empowers students and teachers to explore creative sound recording in all subjects, all ages, and all ability levels! Soundtrap can be used by students of all ages and abilities! They can record beats, develop a podcast, and become novice audio engineers. Age guide: 10 to 18


Build an App

Thunkable is a no-code platform that lets users build native mobile apps for any operating system without writing a single line of code. Thunkable has a blocks-based programming language that makes it easy for novice programmers to use, but is sophisticated enough for seasoned developers to use. Designers, developers and builders can create a powerful app in weeks, not months, and publish it directly to the app store, play store and web. Age guide: 12 to 18


Code like a Pro

Learn HyperText Markup Language (HTML). It is the basic scripting language used by web browsers to render pages on the world wide web. HyperText allows a user to click a link and be redirected to a new page referenced by that link. HTML is the language used to create webpages. HTML is the language for describing the structure of Web pages. Age guide: 12 to 18


Code to see the universe (Astro-coding interview)

Join some of the Irish researchers working with I-LOFAR, a radio telescope in Co Offaly, and learn about how they use computer code to understand more about the Universe! Explore the coding languages and techniques key to deciphering information from outer space with I-LOFAR researcher Pearse Murphy and I-LOFAR Education Manager Áine Flood. Age guide: 12 to 18

Did you miss the recent Live Tech Careers Expo? Watch the full day of career talks and webinars on our Virtual Agenda Stage here.



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