Coding & STEM Education in Ireland

3,059 students led by 1,018 teachers in 635 Irish primary and secondary schools use Coding Ireland.

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  • Teacher training
  • Coding & STEM lessons
  • Teacher resources
  • Teacher webinars

School Coding Clubs

Teachers and children get a weekly project pack with coding & STEM videos, step by step lessons, projects and quizzes.

What's Happening Right Now
  • CodeNinja
    3 days ago
    Best Arcade Space Shooter Project

    We're giving a Microbit to the best project shared for the "Arcade Space Shooter" code along we did on Saturday. To enter:

    1. Complete the Arcade Space Shooter project.
    2. Add your own idea into it.
    3. Submit your project into the Codiverse.

    You can see all the entries on this page and we'll announce the winner at our next Code Along on Saturday 8th May at 11am.

    So far the following coders have submitted their project: Ailish, ericazh, Minecraft, HoneyBadger, StripedGuitar, landlord656 and Sergeant11!

    Good luck!

  • Jspace
    1 minutes ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Detect where the car is from the Racing Car project.
  • HoneyBadger
    1 minutes ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Add the sky backdrop from the How to code a story project.
  • Kell1
    43 minutes ago
    Project completed 👏
    Completed the Dino food game project.
  • Minecraft
    56 minutes ago
    Project completed 👏
    Completed the Sound effects - quiz project.
This week's leaderboards
# Coder Points
1
sprite101sc
Chief Engineer
Dublin Fingal Libraries
2855
2
NikNam
Senior Cadet
Coding Ireland
2170
3
MF83
Chief Pilot
Dublin Fingal Libraries
1625
4
Kyloren
Senior Pilot
Malahide Library
1430
5
Vinaya
Senior Pilot
Dublin Fingal Libraries
1410
# Scshool Points
1 Dublin Fingal Libraries
Dublin Fingal
20515
2 Ballanagare N S
Roscommon
7070
3 Bridgetown College
Wexford
4255
4 Malahide Library
Dublin Fingal
3375
5 Howth Library
Dublin Fingal
2015

Based on points scored 29 Apr to 06 May.

Teach coding in your school or library

We provide Irish schools and libraries with easy to use Coding Lessons and Teacher Training for how to teach coding.

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Everything you need to start coding lessons

Coding Lessons

Lessons to teach coding to your students that consists of lesson plans that introduce children to coding and brings them through more and more advanced topics.

  • Step by step lessons

    Each lesson comes with step by step instructions on how to create the project as well as notes and a completed solution for the teacher.

  • Easy to use

    Children can view an online version of each lesson using our super easy to use website lesson.ie or teachers can give lesson printouts to the them.

  • Graded lessons

    Our lessons are broken down from 1st to 6th class, are graded by difficulty and are linked to the The Department of Education and Skills seven curriculum areas.

Teacher Training

We provide both online and workshop based teacher training that gives school teachers and librarians the knowledge and skills to teach coding as a subject.

  • Online training

    Take our online course to get a "Teaching Coding in School Level 1" certificate from Coding Ireland.

  • School workshops

    We come to your school and run a two hour workshop that gives your teachers the necessary training and knowledge to start teaching coding.

  • Equipment Info & Guides

    All our coding lessons list the computer equipment that is required for the lesson and teachers can access handy guides that provide additional information about the equipment.

Want to know more?

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Coding Lessons and Teacher Training.

What teachers and parents say about us

Just super. Patrick enjoyed every minute and he can't wait for the weekly classes. Thank you, we could not recommend you highly enough.

Aoife,
Mum of Patrick

Coding helped my class develop their problem solving and critical thinking skills. It also encouraged pair work as they helped each other to try new things and find a solution.

Nodlaig Lowe
3rd & 4th Class Teacher, Prosperous National School, Kildare

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