JAMES WHELTON | CoderDojo

James Whelton is the co-founder of CoderDojo, a global network of volunteer-led, community-based computer programming clubs for young people.

Dojos teach a variety of programming skills and computer languages including Scratch, HTML, JavaScript, and others. Young people learn to make their own websites, games, and apps.

The CoderDojo movement is spread and supported by the CoderDojo Foundation. In the past year, CoderDojo has grown from 534 clubs in 54 countries to over 1,000 clubs in 63 countries. In 2016, local volunteers put in over 400,000 hours worldwide to help run the dojos.

Find out more: www.coderdojo.com

Follow James on Twitter: @Whelton 


Read about how CoderDojo is empowering young people all over the world in our Silicon Republic spotlight, 'Bringing digital skills to the young, the old and the marginalised' (May 2016)

Read about how CoderDojo is empowering young people all over the world in our Silicon Republic spotlight, 'Bringing digital skills to the young, the old and the marginalised' (May 2016)