Wikimedia Learning

  1. Developing leadership: Learning Days at the 2016 Wikimedia Conference

    For the third straight year, the Wikimedia Conference was preceded by pre-conference Learning Days for affiliates that want to improve their skills in community engagement, program design, and evaluation.... Read more

  2. What I Learned: Improving the Armenian Wiktionary with the help of students

    “Wikicamps” for Armenian students have expanded with Wiktionary.... Read more

  3. What I Learned: Wiki Photo School in Serbia

  4. What I Learned: Wikipedia Education Program in Argentina

    In this new blog series, we will share a story a month that stems from the implementation and practice of Wikimedia programs in communities all over the world. In this first delivery, we review one lesson shared by Wikimedia Argentina in their latest report, that serves to describe the work done through their education program.... Read more

  5. Plan your next Wikimedia writing contest with the Evaluation Report and Toolkit

    In the spirit of better understanding Wikimedia programs, the Learning and Evaluation team at Wikimedia Foundation worked with 17 community members to capture data about 39 writing contests to understand the outcomes of contests. We also reached out to interview a variety of program leaders that had hosted successful contests. Today we happily announce the launch of two new products: a writing con... Read more

  6. Evaluation helps Wikimedia leaders learn together

    Evaluation practices can build Wikimedia’s capacity as a movement, by helping community leaders plan and execute their programs more effectively. Here are some of the tools and resources shared by the Wikimedia Foundation’s Learning and Evaluation team in Berlin, to help leaders design, track and measure Wikimedia programs.... Read more

  7. What we learned from the Inspire campaign to increase gender diversity on Wikimedia

    The Inspire Campaign sought ideas for initiatives to increase gender diversity in Wikimedia projects. Community members proposed 266 ideas, leading to 16 grant-funded projects. Here’s what we learned from this pilot.... Read more

  8. First 2015 Wikimedia Programs Evaluations reports examine Wiki Loves Monuments and other photo events

    What is the impact of Wiki Loves Monuments and other photo events? The first two Wikimedia Programs Evaluation reports show that these programs contributed 14% of the media uploaded to Commons from September 2013 to September 2014.... Read more

  9. New Education Toolkit helps program leaders develop more effective Wikimedia programs

    This first toolkit provides a blueprint for implementing successful Wikimedia programs. It includes best practices, tips and ideas for planning, teaching and evaluating educational programs. (…)... Read more

  10. An easier way to share knowledge through learning patterns

    An updated library of ‘learning patterns’ helps Wikimedians share what they learn about organizing activities like edit-a-thons. (…)... Read more