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Coding lessons and teacher training for primary schools

  • Student coding & STEM courses
  • Teacher training & certification
  • School events & workshops

Step by Step Lessons

Every lesson and project comes with step by step instructions that are easy to follow.

Graded by Age & Experience

Lessons are broken down by age and experience bringing students from beginners to coding experts.

Student Aids

Steps have audio and video instructions to help students work independently as well as teacher notes and a fully completed solution.

Teacher Training Courses
Learn how to teach coding

Teacher training & resources

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

  • Online
  • Self paced
  • Certificate from Coding Ireland
  • Tips & resources
  • Teacher webinars
  • Expert advice
"A fantastic course that makes an area that is so confusing initially to be easily understood. There will be so many jobs in IT, coding and computer programming in the future and it is very important that we, as educators, realise this. I would highly recommend."

Barry Gleeson

Gort National School

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Student coding courses & projects

Ready to go coding courses and lesson plans for primary school aged children.

  • Graded by age
  • Step by step instructions
  • Educational & fun!
  • Learning points & awards
  • Student certificates
  • Live coding classes & competitions
"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

Prosperous National School

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Coding Lessons and Projects

What it costs

Plans to suit the needs of each school.

Free Account

Teachers can create a free account and access our free teacher resources and have your class join in our Live Code Alongs.

It's Free

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Get access to:

  • Coding tips & info videos for teachers
  • Join in our live Code Along classes
  • Take part in our school competitions
  • Attend our teacher webinars

Class Account

Enrol in our teacher training and use our coding lessons in your classroom using Coding Ireland's online learning platform.

from €10 per student

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Everything in a Free Account, plus:

  • Online teacher training course
  • Get certified by Coding Ireland
  • Coding & STEM lessons for your class
    • Introduction to Coding
    • Micro Computers
    • Programming Games
    • Sensors & Circuits
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Programming Robotics
    • Virtual Reality
    • JavaScript
    • Web Design

School Account

All teachers can enrol in our teacher training and all classes can use our coding lessons using Coding Ireland's online learning platform.

from €1,000 per school

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Everything in a Class Account, plus:

  • Access for all teachers in your school
  • Access for all students in your school
Bring Coding & STEM into the Classroom

Book a School Event

Coding Ireland run both "in school" and "online" school events that bring the latest in Coding & STEM into your classroom.

Race Autonomous Cars

Race Autonomous Cars

  • 1h 0m
  • In School

Program and race autonomous cars around a track. Which team will set the fastest lap?

Introduction to Coding

Introduction to Coding

  • 1h 0m
  • Online

Learn what coding is and how we can use it to creates games and different projects.

Make an Arcade Game

Make an Arcade Game

  • 1h 0m
  • In School

Use coding to create an arcade game that students can play on handheld computers.

Introduction to Coding

Introduction to Coding

  • 2h 0m
  • In School
Learn what coding is and how it is used in the world. Create your first game in code.
Robot Football

Robot Football

  • 2h 0m
  • In School

Learn about robotics and program robots to play a football game against an artificial intelligence program.

What's happening in our schools

Here's what's happening right now in Irish schools & libraries.

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What's Happening Right Now
  • albertro1
    1 days ago
    Project completed 👏
    Completed the Microbit Pet project.
  • col_096
    2 days ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Make it fly across space from the How to code a story project.
  • Stellastar45
    2 days ago
    Project completed 👏
    Completed the Sound effects - quiz project.
  • PurpleLeopard2
    3 days ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Draw the map from the First Platformer project.
  • Piper2021
    13 days ago
    Step completed 😃
    Completed the step Choose some backdrops from the Music Video project.
This week's leaderboards
# Coder Points
1
Stellastar45
Blanchardstown Library
1890
2
Matty
Coding Ireland
1435
3
Aidan_coding
Blanchardstown Library
1140
4
Chez
Coding Ireland
535
5
00Quack
Kilkenny County Libraries
515
# Scshool Points
1 Blanchardstown Library
Dublin Fingal
3380
2 S N Baile Atha N Riogh
Galway
1100
3 Scoil Mhuire
Galway
1100
4 Kilkenny County Libraries
Kilkenny
870
5 Dublin Fingal Libraries
Dublin Fingal
650

Based on points scored 27 Nov to 04 Dec.

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