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Mentor at a CoderDojo
We've been running Design Club tracks at Dojos in London. Use our resources to run your own Design Club track.
What you need to run a Design Club track
1
Dojo
If you run a Dojo, grab our resources. Alternatively, See how to connect with a Dojo below.
2
Mentors
You'll need a lead mentor and support mentors. We recommend a ratio of 1 mentor to 4 children.
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Resources
We're developing resources to run Design Club tracks, including worksheets and delivery guides.
How to connect with a Dojo
Find a Dojo
Go to the CoderDojo website and use their map to find a Dojo to mentor at.
Contact the Dojo
Find the email address of the Dojo and email them. Use our email template.
Wait to hear back
Don't want to wait? Go along to a Dojo and take along our resources.
What's expected of mentors
To get the toolkit for lead mentors, see our resources.
A lead mentor is expected to:
  • Make sure everything is ready to run a Design Club
  • Coordinate a small team of mentors
  • Support our development by sending us feedback
All mentors are expected to:
  • Guide children through activities
  • Encourage reflection and design thinking mindsets
  • Create a fun learning environment
Design Club offers a unique view on the technical space for kids, giving them a broader view of what technical design and implementation means. Design Club is by far my most favourite material to teach kids!
Hekla Helgadottir
Graduate Engineer at American Express & Director CoderDojo London CIC
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